Art Museum Ambassador (AMA) Scheme

Eligibility: All CUHK students (Activities are mostly conducted in Cantonese)

Benefits of Becoming an Art Museum Ambassador (AMA):
  • Work in our education team, collections team, administrative team or facilities team as a museum assistant.
  • Learn more about Chinese art and train your communication skills as a docent
  • Broaden your horizons by getting to know art-loving friends from staff members of the Art Museum and from different departments.
  • Enjoy priority in registration for our events and discount in purchasing our publications and souvenirs
  • Upon completion of required tasks:
    (i) Receive a service certificate and a free catalogue or a souvenir.
    (ii) Earn a Letter of Appreciation from our Director with meritorious service for over 100 hours.

Required Tasks:
  • Attend the AMA briefing session^
  • Attend 2 activities organized by the Art Museum and submit reports on your experience*
  • Lead 3 guided tours (must attend training session before the tour)*#
  • Serve as a museum assistant for 9 hours*#

^ Keep an eye on our yearly AMA recruitment at the beginning of the school year for details.
* Hours and number of times can be accumulated over years of service. For example if you serve around 2 hours per month, you could have 100 service hours by the end of a 4-year study.
# Full-time undergraduate AMA will be paid upon completion of their service.


Voices of our former museum ambassadors

‘Being a museum ambassador is more than doing a job, it is also my interest. To tell others the stories of each story, I can also learn a lot by myself and enrich my artistic sense.’

Hui O Ki (Linguistics, Year 4)

Wan Yuk Ping (History, Year 4)
‘By joining the scheme for one year, I have gained fruitful experience through working in different positions, such as gallery assistant, docent and program assistant. It is definitely rewarding.’