DOCENT Docent Materials

Docent Materials

The Museum regularly provides materials to all Docent Volunteers to ensure that you are versed in current and upcoming exhibitions, as well as have background materials to help you be the best Docent you can be! Resources are posted below on a routine basis.

Do you have a resource you would like to share here?
Email Lisa Sayedi, Lead Museum Educator/Docent Coordinator at sayedi@heckscher.org

Exhibition Resources

The Heckscher Museum Celebrates 100: Tracing History, Inspiring the Future (Part I)
June 5 – September 19, 2021
Learn more about the exhibition 

View Docent Packet

Watch the Exhibition Walk-through

The Heckscher Museum Celebrates 100: Tracing History, Inspiring the Future
(Part II)
September 23, 2021 – January 9, 2022
Learn more about the exhibition

View Docent Packet

Exhibition Walk-through
Friday, September 24, 10 am

 

Richard Mayhew:
Reinventing Landscape

January 20 – April 17, 2022
Link to exhibition coming soon!

Docent Packet Coming soon!

Exhibition Walk-through
Monday, January 24, 2022, 10 am

Moonstruck:
Lunar Art from the Collection

January 20 – September 18, 2022
Learn more about the exhibition 

Docent Packet Coming soon!

Exhibition Walk-through
Monday, January 24, 2022, 10 am

General Resources

How to Become A Great Docent

Organizing a Tour

How to use Visual Thinking Strategies

Strategies for Young Adult Tours

August Heckscher

Ten Things to Know About George Grosz

Eclipse of the Sun 

Docent-Shared Resources

Docents are wonderful resources for one another! See list of links to articles, events, etc. below, which have all been shared from Docent-to-Docent!

 

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