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Collection Connections

Hosted by: The Barnes Foundation


July 20, 2012


Past Opportunity


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About Collection Connections


Enjoy staff-led explorations of the Barnes Foundation’s collections and programs. These are wonderful opportunities for learners of all ages to connect with the Foundation’s holdings.
Free with admission

We need volunteers to help with:


This task is filled or completed
Docents are an important part of communicating Dr. Barnes’s vision, and they have the power to create a fun, welcoming, and educational experience for visitors. Docents attend the Foundation’s Art and Aesthetics courses, are educated in the theories of Dr. Barnes, and receive the necessary training to be a helpful and friendly resource for visitors.

To apply, you must satisfy the following pre-requisites:

Completion of Introduction of Visual Literacy
Completion of or current enrollment in Traditions of Art
Be available for active e-mail communication
Written application and letter of support

Once accepted, the following are the obligations of a Barnes Gallery Docent:

Successful completion of the Docent Training Program
Commitment to providing 60 hours of volunteer service. Availability during a combination of weekday, weekend, and evening hours is required.
Payment of annual dues ($35)
Adherence to all guidelines in the Barnes Foundation Docent Guidelines

Apply online.

Contact or call 215.278.7300 for more information.

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