Docent Program

Please note we are not currently recruiting Tour Docents. Email [email protected] to be added to the waiting list. 

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

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

MMA Events Docent Requirements:

  • Commit to 12 hours of service per year
  • Come to once-monthly Docent Council meetings
  • Obtain a Livescan background check, which costs a total of $37
  • Pay an annual Docent Dues of $25
  • Become a member of the Museum

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

Docent Application (PDF)
Docent Bylaws