Evergreen seeks docents, training starts this
university's fine arts museum and contemporary art center
housed in a Gilded Age mansion on 26 landscaped acres,
seeks volunteers to be trained as museum guides.
Docent training classes will be held from 10 a.m. to
noon on five consecutive Mondays: March 19 and 26, and
April 2, 9 and 16. Volunteers who complete guide training
will be expected to commit to a minimum of one three-hour
shift per month.
Prospective docents should have an interest in art,
history and/or architecture and a desire to share that
interest with others. Training, provided by museum staff,
includes lectures and readings on the history of Evergreen,
the Garrett family and the museum's extensive collections,
including post-Impressionist paintings, drawings by Degas
and Picasso, Chinese porcelain, Japanese lacquerware, the
Garrett Library of rare books and one of the largest
private collections of Tiffany glass. New guides will also
learn about museum practices and will be taught techniques
for presenting Evergreen in ways that satisfy visitor
To reserve a space or for additional information,
contact Nancy Powers at 410-516-0341.
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