Please complete this application form if you are interested in becoming a Birmingham Museum of Art docent (volunteer tour guide). Once you complete the form, click the submit button at the bottom of the page.

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Docent Program Overview and Requirements

New docent trainees must:
1. Commit to a minimum of two consecutive years in the program, which includes the training year.
2. Attend mandatory trainings.
3. Follow docent-led tours and conduct practice tours in the training year.
4. Maintain an active Museum membership.
5. Pay docent dues of $40 per year.
6. Have e-mail and check it regularly.

Upon graduation, docents must:
1. Conduct a minimum of 15 tours per year.
2. Maintain an active Museum membership.
3. Pay docent dues of $40 per year.
4. Have e-mail and check it regularly.


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Statement of Intent

If I am accepted into the Birmingham Museum of Art's docent program, I agree to:
1. Commit to a minimum of two consecutive years in the program, which includes the training year.
2. Attend mandatory trainings.
3. Follow docent-led tours and conduct practice tours in the training year.
4. Upon successfully completing training requirements, conduct a minimum of 15 tours per year.
5. Maintain an active Museum membership.
6. Pay docent dues of $40 per year.
7. Have e-mail and check it regularly.