Cranbrook House Docent Training Begins

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Docent Training 2018 Schedule
Tuesdays, March 6, 2018 - April 24, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Join our docent training class of 2018 to help connect visitors from all around the world with Cranbrook House. Share the story of the Booth family, their vision for Cranbrook, and their passion for the Arts & Crafts movement, as you guide guests through the first floor of the English Tudor estate.

Guided tours of the manor are provided by Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary volunteer docents during the public tour season (June through October) and at special events throughout the year. Public tours are 75 minutes long.

Docent Training Qualifications

  • No experience necessary to join.
  • An interest in learning, art, architecture and history is recommended.
  • Prospective docents are strongly encouraged to attend each session of training.
  • All docent training participants must become Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary members after the first session to continue training.


Docent Requirements:

  • Successfully graduate from the docent training program.
  • Be a Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary member.
  • Enthusiasm for representing Cranbrook.
  • Strong communication skills and desire to work with the public.
  • Must be punctual and dependable.

Location
Cranbrook House is located at 380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304. Please check in at the front door. Participants are encouraged to arrive by 5:45 pm, as training will start promptly at 6:00 pm and the doors will be locked at this time.

Additional Information
Please contact us at 248.645.3149 or houseandgardens@cranbrook.edu if you have any questions regarding Cranbrook House docent training.

Registration
To register for docent training, please click on the link below or contact us by phone or email.