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U.Va. Art Museum Begins New Docent Training Program Sept. 14

August 29, 2005 --

WHAT:         New Docent Training

WHERE:       U.Va. Art Museum

WHEN:         Wednesday, Sept. 14, 3:30 p.m.

The University of Virginia Art Museum invites community members to become docents. Orientation for the new docent training program is Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 3:30 p.m. in the museum.

New docents attend a weekly training program, presented by Marilyn Mars, the museum’s docent program consultant, and join the docent corps in monthly education sessions. Once trained, museum docents give a range of tours to visiting groups, from K-12 students to life-long learners.

To learn more about becoming a docent, call Marilyn Mars at (434) 243-2050.

Contact: Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (434) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (434) 924-7550.

SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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