Docent Program Records, 1989-2017

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Consists of records documenting the administration and activities of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery docent program. Topics covered include recruitment, training, evaluations, events, docent feedback, exhibitions, collections, artists, and mentorship. Some materials date to when the department was known as Education and Public Programs, 2007-2014. Materials include correspondence, news clippings, notes, informational packets, proposals, brochures, reports, newsletters, audiocassettes, and related materials. Some materials are in electronic format.


  • Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Education and Public Programs
  • Freer Gallery of Art
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)


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Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1989
  • 1989-2017


  • Tour guides (Persons)
  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Education
  • Museum docents
  • Museums
  • Volunteer workers in museums
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Museum visitors
  • Art, Asian


  • Manuscripts
  • Brochures
  • Clippings
  • Newsletters
  • Compact discs
  • Audiotapes
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA RS01863

Physical description

2 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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