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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 18-272

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education

Docent Program Records, circa 1989-2017

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education
Title: Docent Program Records
Dates: circa 1989-2017
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 18-272
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting docent activities of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (FSG), Department of Education. Topics covered include evaluations, tours, recruitment, training, events, docent feedback, meetings, mentorship, and schedules. Materials include correspondence, news clippings, notes, informational packets, proposals, brochures, reports, newsletters, and related materials. Some materials date to when the department was known as Education and Public Programs, 2007-2014. Prior to 2007, it had also been called the Department of Education in 2014.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting docent activities of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (FSG), Department of Education. Topics covered include evaluations, tours, recruitment, training, events, docent feedback, meetings, mentorship, and schedules. Materials include correspondence, news clippings, notes, informational packets, proposals, brochures, reports, newsletters, and related materials. Some materials date to when the department was known as Education and Public Programs, 2007-2014. Prior to 2007, it had also been called the Department of Education in 2014.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-272, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education , Docent Program Records

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Container List

Box 1

Docent Recruitment - School Tour, 2010-2015

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Docents-in-Training (DIT) - Smithsonian Provenance Research Initiative, January 2015

Box 1 of 1

DIT, October 2014

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DIT, November 2014

Box 1 of 1

DIT, March 2015

Box 1 of 1

DIT, April 2015

Box 1 of 1

DIT, May 2015

Box 1 of 1

DIT, February 2016-2017

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DIT- Visitor as Learner, 2014-2015

Box 1 of 1

DIT - Information - Freer Closure, 2015-2016

Box 1 of 1

DIT - Upload Resources, undated

Box 1 of 1

Docent Working Group, 2014-2016

Box 1 of 1

Docent Kindergarten through 12th Grade Tour Training, 2015-2016

Box 1 of 1

Docent Appreciation, 2009-2010

Box 1 of 1

Docent Appreciation, 2005

Box 1 of 1

Docent Appreciation, 1996-1997

Box 1 of 1

Docent Reception - Spring 2004

Box 1 of 1

Docent Program - 10 Year Anniversary Celebration, 1991

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Docent Program - 20 Year Anniversary Celebration, 2001

Box 1 of 1

Docents - Moments to Remember, undated

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Docent Information Session, 2014

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Docent Website, 2015

Box 1 of 1

Museum Audiences - Docent Training, November 2014

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Vision - Docent Training, 2009-2010, 2013-2015

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Docent and Volunteer Appreciation - Invitations and Programs, 1996-1998, 2007-2011, undated

Box 1 of 1

Training - Object Based Looking, 2014

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Training Schedules, 2010-2015

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Docent Tour Evaluations, 2014-2015 (2 folders)

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Evaluations - Correspondence, 1989, 1994-1996, 2001, 2006-2007, undated

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Training Notes, 2014

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Program - Turquoise Mountain, 2016-2017

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Branding - Jane Wentworth Associates, 2016-2017

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Modeling Tour, February 2016

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Lost Symphony, 2016

Box 1 of 1

Korans - Discussions and Exercises, 2014, 2016-2017

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Practice and Qualifying Tours, 2014-2015

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Budget, 2013-2014

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Former and Emeritus Docent (FED) Training, 2014

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Summer Intern, 2017

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Darren Waterston's "Filthy Lucre" - Peacock Room Remix, 2014

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Volunteer Appreciation Program - Justification, 1995-1996, 2003

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Volunteer Appreciation, 2002

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Volunteer Appreciation Evening, 1998-1999

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Volunteer Appreciation Evening, 1997-1998

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Core Values, 2008-2010, 2014

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Meeting Information, 2013-2015

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Syllabus, Goals, and General Information, 2014-2015

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Mentoring, 2015

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Visitor Survey - Audience Research: Study of Visitors to the FSG, 2010-2011

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