NEW Docent Training group starting February 2022

We are once again accepting applications for a new volunteer docent training group to begin February 2022! Welcome visitors to the museum and JCCC campus, experience our world-class contemporary art collection; lead tours for preK-12 field trips, college classes, and adults from the community.

LINK TO APPLY

Applications are due January 20 – we will conduct team interviews prior to initial meeting.

2022 class schedule

Docent Position Description 2022

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KAEA 2021 Creating a Community of Allies

Link to presentation slides on Google: click here

handouts Tour information for 5 artists from the Nerman Museum Collection (Julie Moos, Linda Besemer, Brad Kahlhamer, Ebony G Patterson, Kerry James Marshall)

Read more about Viewpoints and inquiry in art appreciation: Dr. Mary Erickson’s website

5 levels handout

Art history research question list

Tips for investigating an Artist’s Background, Tempe Center for the Arts

Poem for Harold Smith’s painting Man of Color (scroll down)

Ebony G. Patterson InSight video clip link

PFLAG Guide to Being a Straight Ally

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Spooky Art scavenger hunt

Spooky art scavenger hunt

map

Find all 5 artworks in the 1st floor museum spaces, take selfies and show our Student Advisory Committee at the face painting table! You’ll win a fabulous prize…find the “bonus artwork” with bats in the 2nd floor Regnier Center west hallway to be the ultimate winner. Share online @nermanmuseum @jcccfinearts #artclub

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Middle School tour list October 2021

Middle School tour images Oct 2021

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Spring youth classes – we’re back in person!

Sp21 youth class postcard FINAL

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Join us online – Virtual Teacher Workshop, Feb. 10, 5:30 PM

Copy of Sp2021 online tours (pdf of slides)

Online tour list

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Kansas City Indian Center – Virtual Culture Night Feb. 17, 6PM

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Horse Shield – collaborative drawing printable pages

Download Drawing 1

Download Drawing 2

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List of Artwork on View by Appointment

NMCA March 2021 checklist

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Color Posters with artist features and discussion questions

Geared toward our early elementary students and families, these 6 posters all feature artists and artworks from our permanent collection. Biographical information and introductory discussion questions on the back facilitate close looking and connections. Click to download:

 

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