Program trains teens to be arts center docents

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The Carnegie Arts Center is opening a new session for teens who want to participate as docents and volunteers at the arts center. Initially funded with a grant from the Make Dreams Real Endowment Fund in 2020, the Teen Docent program continues to be a first step in getting to know more about art, history, museums, and public engagement for young people who are interested in the arts.

“Teen Docents will work with gallery visitors of all ages – including adults, children and family groups – helping them engage with and understand some amazing works of art,” said Carnegie Director Lisa McDermott. “Our exhibitions change every few months, so there is always something new to talk about. Through tours, directed dialogues, and casual conversations, our young docents can make everyone’s experience at the Carnegie Arts Center more exciting.”

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