Community

A docent way to communicate about art

If you enjoy working with young people and have a desire to learn about art and artists, the Campbell River Art Gallery is looking for docents to assist with gallery tours and art activities. - Photo by Brian Kyle
If you enjoy working with young people and have a desire to learn about art and artists, the Campbell River Art Gallery is looking for docents to assist with gallery tours and art activities.
— image credit: Photo by Brian Kyle

Do you enjoy working with kids? Do you wonder what makes artists tick? Do you find learning new things stimulating? If you answered yes to these questions, then the Campbell River Art Gallery has a great opportunity for you on February 6.

The Campbell River Art Gallery is looking for docents to assist with gallery tours and art activities with school groups. Docent is a title given to volunteers who serve as guides and educators. No prior docent experience is necessary. The gallery will provide training sessions for teaching techniques. This position is a rewarding and upbeat experience in the volunteer world. Perks include but are not limited to: meeting exhibiting artists, lectures on art history and fine art techniques, a lecture series pass, a social atmosphere, and a creative outlet.

Training begins Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 11:30 a.m. in the CR Art Gallery studio, with a talk on teaching techniques and an introduction to the Gallery’s school programs.  Light refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Shannon Proctor-McLeod, Programs Manager, at 250-287-2261 or programs@crartgallery.ca

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Shoebox Project doubles their goal for 2013 campaign
 
B.C. legislature to declare Terry Fox Day
 
Teacher strike cheques in the mail
Fiesta at Alberni Elementary
 
Coast Guard marks 50th
 
Smile Cards assist dementia patients

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 29 edition online now. Browse the archives.