Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Department of Education

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Volunteers have played a strong role in the MFAH since its inception. In 1939, the Art Museum Guild was established to promote the museum and art education. The Junior League Docent Program began in 1943/1944. In 1961, the first class of Bayou Bend Docents was selected. The Department of Education oversees all aspects of docent recruitment, training and leadership at the MFAH.

From the description of Department of education, docent files, 1960-2000 (bulk 1987-1998) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166478569

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creatorOf Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Department of Education. Department of education, docent files, 1960-2000 (bulk 1987-1998) Hirsch Library Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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associatedWith Annunciation Orthodox School. corporateBody
associatedWith Bayou Bend Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Biggers, John Thomas, 1924-. person
associatedWith Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815. person
associatedWith Glassell School of Art. corporateBody
associatedWith Houston International Festival. corporateBody
associatedWith Junior League of Houston. corporateBody
associatedWith Southwestern Bell Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Spring Branch Independent School District. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pompeii (Extinct City)
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Hispanic Art in the U.S
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Active 1960

Active 2000

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