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7 Reasons Your Teen Should Join the Junior Docent Program

Aug

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August marks the shifting of energies to return to school, and it is the time to apply to become a Junior Docent. Starting in September and continuing through April, Junior Docents attend regular meetings on Tuesday nights at the Museum. The program is open to all interested students in the 6th through 12th grade.

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DOCENT HIGHLIGHT: CAROLYN RANKIN

Jun

16

We love celebrating our Docent Corps and all of their hard work at the Museum. Meet Carolyn Rankin, another member of the Corps who dedicates countless hours at the Museum to further the mission of “Engaging and Inspiring through Arts, Gardens and Education In the words of Carolyn… “I joined the Docent program in 1995 […]

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DOCENT HIGHLIGHT: Louise Gentry

May

17

May has been a busy month so far for the Museum. Between the VSA Festival and wrapping up school tours before summer begins, the Docents have been putting in lots of hours on Campus. Louise Gentry is one of those docents who is always willing to jump in when needed! Here’s what makes her such […]

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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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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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