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NMWA Docent (tour guide)

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ORGANIZATION: National Museum of Women in the Arts

  • 15 people are interested
Iris, Tulips, Jonquils, and Crocuses
Alma Woodsey Thomas (1891–1978)

The museum’s Docent Corps is a team of talented and dedicated individuals who serve the museum as volunteer educators. In advance of reopening, NMWA is recruiting a new docent class.

Docents facilitate high quality, in-person, interactive, visitor-centered collection and exhibition experiences for adult groups.

Docents commit to an initial training, lasting approximately one year, and at least two years of service.

To apply, review the Docent Position Announcement: Then, submit an online application:

Please email NMWA’s volunteer manager at to apply via email and to request accommodations in the application or interview process.

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About National Museum of Women in the Arts


1250 New York Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20005, US

Mission Statement

The National Museum of Women in the Arts brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by teaching the public about their accomplishments.


The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is the first museum in the world solely dedicated to championing women through the arts.

With its collections, exhibitions, programs, and online content, the museum seeks to inspire dynamic exchanges about art and ideas. NMWA advocates for better representation of women artists and serves as a vital center for thought leadership, community engagement, and social change. NMWA addresses the gender imbalance in the presentation of art by bringing to light important women artists of the past while promoting great women artists working today.


Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture, Women


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1250 New York Ave., NWWashington, DC 20005



  • Customer Service
  • Group Facilitation
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking




  • Participate in weekly docent training sessions, beginning fall 2022. Commit to at least two years of volunteer service, completing at least 60 hours of annual service (a minimum of two tours/month).

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