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Docents are a highly trained volunteer group at all three sites that support public, school, and private group tours. Docents lead thought-provoking tours, engage with visitors, and help SAM in our mission to connect art to life.

The next docent class recruitment period will begin in late summer 2024 to support school tours at SAM's downtown location.

What to know

New docent applications are accepted annually.

Docent training typically requires eight weekly classes and subsequent tour-shadowing before leading in-gallery experiences for visitors.

Application information is available on SAM’s careers page.

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