What is an Art Docent

What is an Art Docent?

 Art docent is a title given to persons who serve as guides and educators for the art museums they serve, usually on a volunteer basis. The English word itself is derived from the Latin word docens which means to teach.
 
Here at Mayfield an art docent is an adult volunteer who presents an art enrichment lesson once a month during the months of January - May in grades kindergarten through third.
(See the What to Include in a Presentation page on our website.) 
 
A curriculum is provided for the docent via the art docent website.
(Explore the website for more information on the curriculum.) 
 
Training is provided for new docents.
 
All you need is a love of art and children we will help you with the rest. 
 
Questions can be directed to:   artdocent@mayfieldschools.org.
 
 
             
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