The next Provisional Docent Program will begin in fall 2015. Email Hattie Lehman to learn more or to receive program updates.
1. Complete Carnegie Museum of Art’s course Art through the Ages: An Art History Survey.
→ Previous experience with the visual arts is helpful, but not required. This course provides an art historical foundation, with a focus on our collection.
2. After completing the course, apply to the Provisional Docent Program.
→ Complete a questionnaire and short writing assignment for staff to review.
→ Complete the Provisional Docent application.
3. Complete all Provisional Docent Program requirements.
→ Attend formal trainings with all docents on Tuesday mornings, plus additional trainings specifically for Provisionals as needed.
→ Complete an independent study project, assignments, and practice leading conversations with fellow docents and staff.
4. Conduct a practice tour with CMOA staff.
→ Activation will occur selectively as determined by the Education Department.
→ The date of this tour and activation will vary.