docent docent  /ˈdoʊ sənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a teacher at some universities

Usage(s):

  1. He went on to become an electronics technician, but after retiring, he began volunteering as a docent at Angel Island in hopes of drawing more attention to that moment in history.
  2. Bespectacled and speaking in a Fargo-esque accent, Norris is an unlikely docent.
  3. A docent's tour:--By Hugh Sidey.

News

  1. Docent lecture at Larkspur Library

    Art docent Rita Dunlay will discuss the Legion of Honor exhibit “Impressionists on the Water” on Thursday, June 20 at the Larkspur Library.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Twin Cities Times

  2. Obituary: Elizabeth Foster Schoyer / Carnegie Museum docent lived for art, activism

    Elizabeth Schoyer, a Pittsburgh social justice activist and art docent, died Monday at 94.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  3. Community briefs for Wednesday, June 12, 2013

    CATHEDRAL CITY – The Cathedral City Public Arts Commission is scheduled to offer docent-led tours of the Agnes Pelton exhibit from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday through June 27 in the lobby of City Hall.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Desert Sun

Quotes

  • "We were blown away by his house and by his art and by who he was and by the (home's pipe) organ and by the surroundings," Eikenberry says. "But also what we noticed is that we started bringing friends to Emile's house -- I became the docent,...
    on Oct 14, 2006 By: Jill Eikenberry Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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