august, 2020

11aug(aug 11)5:00 pmFeaturedCurated ConversationsTeaching, Tours, & Touching Tales: A Docent Q&A

Event Details

As we all know, a really good guide can turn any activity into an adventure. Exceptional explainers and stellar storytellers, the Blanton’s gallery teachers (docents) bring the art to life for thousands of visitors each year. Join us as several gallery teachers discuss what it takes to be a docent, tell of humorous and heartwarming encounters with visitors, and share more about their rewarding work. Hosted by Stephanie Kent, the Blanton’s manager of docents and tours.

About our Speaker


Stephanie Kent is the Manager of Docent and Tours at the Blanton. Stephanie is a former high school mathematics teacher, and she holds an M.Ed. from George Washington University and an M.F.A. in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities from the University of Texas at Austin. At the Blanton, Stephanie coordinates and leads trainings for the docents as well as teaching K-12 students, university students and adult groups in the galleries.

Time

(Tuesday) 5:00 pm

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