• Thursdays are for Training

    Alexis Kiesel Community Outreach Intern      As the semester winds down, I have been reflecting on the appreciation and knowledge I have gained from the docent training program at DOMA. In addition to being involved in all activities relating to community outreach, I have had the opportunity as an intern to attend weekly docent training […]

  • Art and Interactivity with the Docents

    Kayla Gurganus Curatorial Assistant Intern On Thursday, June 18, docents gathered for the final summer meeting to learn how to incorporate writing activities into museum visits. Using writing to understand art is much more than just a way to entertain visitors. Writing activities can make art more accessible by facilitating diverse learning possibilities and engaging […]

  • Docent Favorites

    As the year comes to a close I thought it might be nice to find out what some of the docent’s favorite works in the museum are. As you probably know, we have an eclectic bunch of works on display in our galleries from prehistoric objects to African masks to Renaissance works to modern paintings […]

  • Docent Spotlight: Jordan Thomas

    The docent learning program is made up of students as well as campus and community members who have volunteered their time to lead tours and discussions in the museum. Senior Jordan Thomas is one such docent. Thomas has been volunteering at the museum for 3 years and is an art history major here at Ball […]