Cranbrook House Docent Training Orientation

Wednesday, March 1st, 2023 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Attend Cranbrook House Docent Training Volunteer Orientation for an overview of the program and to connect with others interested in Cranbrook, art, architecture, and history. After orientation, participants will meet for weekly training sessions and soon be sharing the story of Cranbrook’s founders and their English Tudor estate with visitors from around the world.

Cranbrook House docents lead guided tours of the historic Arts and Crafts-style manor and provide information on the home during special events throughout the year. 

A docent with a group of guests in the Cranbrook House Dining Room, April 2019.

Docent Training 2023 Schedule
Wednesdays, March 1, 2023 - May 31, 2023 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Docent Training Qualifications
•    No experience necessary to join the training program.
•    An interest in learning, art, architecture, and history is recommended.
•    Participants are strongly encouraged to attend each session of training.
•    Prospective docents must become Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary members after orientation.

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

Registration
Registration is required. Please click the button below or call 248.645.3149 to enroll in the 2023 Cranbrook House docent training program (registration opens in January). Enrollment for the 2023 class closes on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 12:00pm. 

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 5:45pm, as training will start promptly at 6:00pm and the doors will be locked at this time.

Click here for an estate map

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