Five Teaching Tips For Docents!

1. Partner Up! During the classroom discussion about the artworks, ask a question and have the students stand up and share their responses with the student next to them.  This not only gets the “wiggles” out but also allows every … Continued

Fall In Love With Art

Summer is once again, coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. September is not only a great month for this seasonal transition, but it gives us all a chance to appreciate those warm colors that represent … Continued

What do Kazakhstan and Art Docent Program have in common?

The February 2012 issue of National Geographic contains two interesting stories for Art Docents.  Pick up a copy and see stunning photographs of an exotic, new foreign city Astana, the new capital of Kazakhstan. Why is Kazakhstan of interest to … Continued

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Last week my children and I watched “Midnight in Paris” a movie that depicts some famous artists including Salvador Dali, the most prominent Surrealist artist.  Dali is featured in our Art Docent Program’s fifth grade lesson on Cubism and Surrealism. … Continued