MoCA Westport welcomes volunteers of all backgrounds and experience levels to help with our exhibitions, concerts, events, outreach and other community programs. We appreciate our volunteers and believe they are crucial to the success of the Museum. Be a gallery docent (no previous experience needed!), greet concert attendees, support arts experiences through our MoCA Gives Back outreach program, and more!
Help make the arts accessible to all and empower the community to appreciate the artists and curators we spotlight: Become a MoCA Westport Docent!
Are you passionate about art and eager to share your enthusiasm with others? Join us at MoCA Westport as a docent and embark on an exciting and rewarding journey into the heart of creativity!
Embrace the excitement and fulfillment of volunteering at MoCA Westport – where art comes to life, and so do you! 🎨✨
Why Volunteer as a Docent?
Explore Artistic Masterpieces: Immerse yourself in a world of captivating artworks. As a docent, you’ll have the unique opportunity to dive deep into the stories behind each masterpiece, unraveling the artist’s techniques and inspirations.
Inspire Others: Ignite the spark of curiosity in art enthusiasts of all ages. Your knowledge and passion will inspire visitors, encouraging them to see art in new and meaningful ways.
Community Connection: Forge connections within the vibrant artistic community of Westport. Engage with fellow art lovers, exchange ideas, and become a vital part of the MoCA Westport family.
Personal Growth: This can be utilized as a part of an internship experience. Cultivate your public speaking skills, boost your confidence, and enhance your understanding of art history. Volunteering as a docent is not just about giving – it’s about continuous personal and intellectual growth.
What You’ll Do:
Lead Guided Tours: Lead visitors through our diverse exhibitions, weaving narratives that bring artworks to life. Share intriguing anecdotes and historical context, making each tour a memorable experience.
Engage with Visitors: Answer questions, facilitate discussions, and provide insights to curious minds. Your passion will spark meaningful conversations and enhance the overall visitor experience.
How to Get Involved:
Ready to embark on this enriching journey? Become a MoCA Westport docent and be part of an art-filled adventure that will not only broaden your horizons but also leave a lasting impact on others.
Join Us Today!
For more information, contact Volunteers@mocawestport.org
Training sessions and practice walkthroughs are on Tuesdays 1-4 PM and Thursdays 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.
Shadow our current docents on Thursdays 1-4 PM.
Docent schedule: (Please keep in mind that some days the museum will be closed and you will be notified ahead of time.)
- Thursdays 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM FILLED
- Fridays 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
- Fridays 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
- Saturdays 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
- Sundays 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Together, let’s paint a brighter, more colorful tomorrow through the power of art!