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ORGANIZATION: Morris Museum of Art

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Who wants to be a docent at the Morris Museum? You do! Join an amazing group of volunteers who are passionate about learning and excited about showing off the area’s only art museum. Docents are a vital part of the museum-they engage visitors, lead tours, and guide activities. Every docent must complete a training course to become familiar with the Morris’s collection and with basic Western art history. No previous art experience is required.

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About Morris Museum of Art

Location:

One 10th Street, Augusta, GA 30901, US

Mission Statement

According to the museum's charter, The purpose of the Morris Museum of Art shall be: to enhance the quality of life in the Central Savannah River Area and to broaden the knowledge and understanding of the visual arts in the Southeastern United States by collecting, preserving and displaying works of art focused upon, but not limited to, the art and artists of the American South; by creating and hosting quality traveling exhibitions; and by developing and maintaining a library and research center focusing on Southern American painting; and to contribute to the general appreciation of art through lecture programs, symposia, publications, and other educational programs.

Description

The Morris Museum of Art is the oldest museum in the country dedicated to the art and artists of the American South and the only art museum in the Central Savannah River Area. Its collection includes more than five thousand works of art-paintings, works on paper, photographs, and sculptures-dating from the late-eighteenth century to the present. In addition to the permanent collection galleries, the museum hosts more than fifteen temporary special exhibitions every year.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Community
Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Community

WHEN

Mon Aug 29, 2022 - Mon Nov 14, 2022
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

WHERE

One 10th StreetAugusta, GA 30901

(33.4577,-81.96439)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Visual Arts
  • Customer Service
  • History

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 24 hrs
  • monthly continuing education meeting

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