Call for Volunteers



Building Restoration and Art Fair 2017


There are many volunteer opportunities available that will help us continue to make the SHCA the premier venue for fine arts in the South Haven community.  Your time and company is always appreciated!


Floor Demolition and Restoration - Week of April 18th

We are planning to restore the second floor gallery in our historic Carnegie building to its original glory by excavating and refinishing the wood laid in 1905, and repairing and painting the walls and ceilings which are sorely in need of attention.  This project is an enormous undertaking and we believe the improved aesthetics of the space will help expand our efforts to provide a multi-use facility for community use.

Floor demolition is slated to begin the week of April 18th.  We are looking for helpers to assist us in removing the top layer of the floor to prepare for refinishing.  If you are, or know of anyone skilled in the building trades we would be grateful for your help and referrals. 


Please contact the SHCA at (269) 637-1041 for more information.


Art Fair 2017 – Spend a Day in the Park - June 30th, July 1st & July 2nd

The 59th Annual Art Fair will be held on Saturday, July 1st and Sunday, July 2nd.  We would love your help to make these two wonderful days of art, food, live music and fun another grand success.

Last year many of our dedicated volunteers smoothed the way for 120 artists and 40,000 visitors.  As our 2016 Art Fair volunteers can attest, it’s a great way to meet new friends and will be a wonderful day.

We have spots open for check-in and setup, greeters, booth sitters, spin art, parking and clean-up.

We’re recruiting early because we know many of you make Independence Days plans well in advance.  We offer short shifts so you can fit us in, and encourage you to bring family members if you would like. The more the merrier!


Contact Nancy Albright at (269) 637-1041 if you would like to join the fun!

Event Dates: 4/12/2017 to 6/29/2017
South Haven Center for the Arts
600 Phoenix Street
South Haven, MI 49090
Contact: (269) 637 - 1041
South Haven/Van Buren County Convention and Visitors Bureau
546 Phoenix Street
South Haven, MI 49090
Phone: 269 637-5252