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Docent Highlight: Sherry Brown

Apr

13

Written by: Sherry Brown Three years ago when struggling for ways to fill my retirement hours, I took a painting class with Allison Watson at Reddi Arts. My table partner was a witty and friendly blonde, Stephanie Welchans. After she quizzed me about my 39 years of contributions in public education, most recently as an […]

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An Impactful Internship

Mar

31

Written by: Education Intern Rachel Kamm As an Elementary Education major, I have never really had experience with teaching outside of the traditional classroom setting. This internship sparked my interest as a way to integrate the passion I have for working with children with my love of artistic expression. One of the most gratifying opportunities […]

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DOCENT HIGHLIGHT: MARCH 2016

Mar

21

This month in the Museum’s Docent Highlight, we celebrate Ellen Sherline. She has been volunteering at the Museum for many years and we are so appreciative of her dedication to the institution. Thank you Ellen for all you do to further the Museum’s mission of “engaging and inspiring through the arts, gardens, and education.” Meet […]

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DOCENT HIGHLIGHT: KATHY & DAVE STIMPSON

Feb

26

We are so appreciative to our Docent Corps and this month we highlight this sweet couple for dedicating time to the Museum as Cummer Docents. We are so glad Kathy and Dave moved to Florida in 2005 from Portland, Maine. Kathy attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri and they are both graduates of Western Michigan […]

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VSA FESTIVAL VOLUNTEER 2016

Jan

28

Written by: Mary Dolmovich This year’s Very Special Arts Festival will take place Tuesday, May 3 through Friday, May 6. We will serve nearly 2,300 students, so we will need about 1,300 volunteers. Volunteers will help staff ArtStops, which are short, hands-on activities scattered throughout the Museum’s galleries, as well as guide groups of students […]

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DOCENT HIGHLIGHT: Judy Mizrahi

Jan

12

With students returning to school after winter break, the Education Team is back to giving multiple tours a day, 4 days a week. (For more info on School Tours, click here.) These tours would not be possible without the help of dedicated Docents in our Docent Corps! This month we highlight Judy Mizrahi for all […]

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