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Summer 2016 Docent Training

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016
  • Wednesday, August 03, 2016
  • 5 sessions
  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 10:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 10:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 10:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • Wednesday, August 03, 2016, 10:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • Museum Conference Room

Beaufort History Museum Announces Summer 2016 Docent Program...

The training curriculum will cover all aspects of history relating to Beaufort. Our educators will provide docents with knowledge of the museum’s collections, history and mission. Once docents have completed the training process, which consists of five classes, they will be asked to serve approximately four shifts per month and commit to a one-year period of service to the museum.

Docent Training schedule:

  • Wednesday, June 29th, 9am-10am informational / familiarization class immediately followed by Class #1, 10am-12 noon
  • Wednesday, July 13th, 10am-12 noon, Class #2
  • Wednesday, July 20th, 10am-12 noon, Class #3
  • Wednesday, July 27th, 10am-12 noon, Class #4
  • Friday, August 3rd, 10am-12 noon, Class #5

All sessions will be held at The Beaufort History Museum, which is located in The Arsenal at 713 Craven Street in Beaufort’s historic district.  Class space is limited!

For more information on the docent program, or other volunteer opportunities with the museum, contact Lorrie Burleyknoles, our Docent Educator, at

The Beaufort History Museum has evolved to focus specifically on the deep and rich history of the Beaufort District. It strives to manage and display artifacts and documents held by the City of Beaufort, telling the compelling stories of this area from the early 16th Century until modern times. Through community engagement, children’s programs, educational opportunities and social events the Museum provides many services to visitors and local residents.

Our mission is to preserve, promote and interpret the experiences of our past that influence us now and in the future.

The Beaufort History Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 713 Craven Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

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