How to Become a Museum Docent?

Answer A docent is a guide or lecturer at a museum, art gallery or zoo. Docents at a museum typically train, study and lead tours for children and adults. You do not have to be an historian, but teaching ... Read More »

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How to Become a Museum Curator?

Curators are responsible for the collection, preservation and display of objects of historic, cultural and artistic value for private and public museums, nature centers and historic sites. (Those w... Read More »

How to Enjoy a Museum?

Enjoying a museum visit means finding out what works for you when you go. There are so many possible ways to keep yourself entertained in a wide variety of museums, that there is bound to be someth... Read More »

How to Work in an Art Museum?

While maybe not a lucrative job, working in an art museum affords the opportunity to continue art studies and educate others on the importance of the artistic process. A museum docent job is a grea... Read More »

Who designed the Philadelphia Museum of Art?

The Philadelphia Museum of Art was originally founded in 1876 and has been expanded numerous times. Construction of the current building began in 1919 and was designed by Horace Trumbauer of the fi... Read More »