A docent is a volunteer who can lead guided tours at the museum.
Docent’s Choice Tours are available most Saturdays during the academic year at 2:30 pm. A museum host and docent will also be available for the hour beforehand to welcome visitors and answer questions.
Meet in the Sculpture Court. The tours are free and open to the public.
Fall 2019 Topics
September 14 – What is Abstract Sculpture? Form in Three Dimensions (Family Weekend)
September 21 – Architecture as Art
September 28 – How is Furniture Design Art? Understanding Living with Art
October 5 – No tour due to Fall Break
October 12 – When is a Portrait Just a Portrait? A Case of Identity
October 19 – Recent Acquisitions (Homecoming Weekend)
October 26 – What is War in Art? Conflicting Accounts
November 2 – What is the Story in Art? Finding the Narrative
November 9 – What Do Clothes Say? Fashion Sensibilities
November 16 – What are the Decorative Arts? Useful Products Designed for the Home
November 23 – What is Art Glass? The Art and Science
November 30 – No tour due to Thanksgiving Break
December 7 – Recent Acquisitions