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Docent Program Application 2015–2016

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Professional degree


Additional comments
Full time
Part time
Not currently employed

Additional comments

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.

We are excited to reopen the Freer in October 2017, following a renovation to allow us to better present our art and serve our visitors. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC. For your safety, all visitors will have their bags checked. See the complete list of restricted items and bag sizes.