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Docent Program Application 2017–2018

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Professional degree


Additional comments
Full time
Part time
Not currently employed

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Weekdays (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Weekends (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Evenings (5 - 9 p.m.)

Knowledge & Experience

Answers may be up to 1250 characters long.

Please read the following carefully before signing this application:

I am applying to be a docent at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution. I am 18 years of age or older. I certify that the information on this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I certify that I have and will answer all questions to the best of my ability and that I will not withhold any information that would unfavorably affect my application for a volunteer position. I understand that the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery will verify the information contained on my application.


Please list two personal or professional references.

Reference 1

Reference 2

Please email resumes or CVs and any additional questions to asiadocent@si.edu.

Important Information

Please fill out ALL the information requested with as much detail as possible. Please email resumes, CVs or any additional questions to asiadocent@si.edu.

The Freer|Sackler is currently closed for renovations, updates, and gallery reinstallation. The popular exhibition Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan is still on view in the International Gallery. (Enter through the Ripley Center.) Please join us for our weekend-long reopening celebration on October 14 and 15, 2017.