Docent Program

Monterey Museum of Art Docents share a passion for art and art education.

Monterey Museum of Art Docents assist visitors’ understanding and appreciation of the Museum’s collection by encouraging thought-provoking dialogue and by providing accurate, precise information. Docents help visitors develop interpretations of works by providing new ways of seeing and thinking about art.

MMA Docent Benefits:

  • Enjoy the benefits of continuing art education
  • Interact with visiting artists
  • Attend private studio tours
  • Receive in-depth training from MMA curatorial staff and other experts
  • Attend special events for docents
  • Be part of a team of art lovers who are excited about expanding their horizons and appreciation of art
  • Expand your circle of friends

We are looking for art enthusiasts to join our dynamic and prestigious volunteer organization. Monterey Museum of Art Docents answer questions from visitors from near and far. They lead tours for students of all ages, special interest groups and seniors. Docent tours are tailored to the unique interests and needs of the group making each experience inspirational and memorable. Requirements: Docents are members of the Monterey Museum of Art and complete a training program before leading tours. Please contact the Education Department at 831.372.5477 x104 or email education@montereyart.org.

Docent Application (PDF)
Docent Bylaws