Docents are trained volunteers who present tours and educational programs to museum audiences, assist in conducting research for the museum, and assist in the museum’s public programs. For information about African Art’s docent program, contact Michelle Edwards at 202.633.4639 or e-mail EdwardsMI@si.edu.
Interested in being a Docent?
Are you interested in getting involved as a volunteer docent at the National Museum of African Art? Please fill out the form below and you may be contacted by a museum staff member when new docent training is scheduled. Thank you!
Smithsonian internships provide graduate or undergraduate students an opportunity to explore a research topic or the museum profession over a ten-week period. For information about internship opportunities at the National Museum of African Art, contact Sarah Holmes at 202.633.1063 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Internship applications are processed through the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System (SOLAA).
The Smithsonian Institution offers fellowships through the Office of Fellowships & Grants. To discuss possible research topics at African Art, contact curator Christine Kreamer at 202.633.4624 or e-mail email@example.com.
For information about volunteer opportunities at African Art abd throughout the Smithsonian, visit the Smithsonian Volunteer FAQ site.
For information about employment opportunities at African Art and throughout the Smithsonian, visit the Smithsonian Institution Career Center.