Become a Dixon Docent

The Dixon is accepting applications for our volunteer docent program. A successful candidate should have an interest in art, a friendly personality, good communication skills, and a desire to help others learn. An art background is not required. Docent training will cover Dixon and Permanent Collection information, quarterly training on changing exhibitions, interpretation techniques, and tour leading practice. Docents are required to commit to two years and attend all training sessions to stay up to date on current exhibitions and museum events.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Complete application form 
  • Attach Cover letter below
  • One personal reference

 

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