Become A Docent at the MFA

want to be a docent for the mfa?

We are now accepting applications for a new class of docents at the Museum of Fine Arts!

We are looking for people who:

  • Are curious and excited about art from around the world and throughout history
  • Enjoy creating welcoming, engaging experiences for visitors of all ages
  • Enjoy leading fun, stimulating conversations about art, history, and culture

Our docents include working professionals, stay-at-home parents, retirees, and students, all from a wide variety of backgrounds. No prior art or teaching experience is required.

The free training course will take place Thursdays from 6 pm to 8 pm, October 13th through April 6th, and includes interactive gallery teaching training, mentorship with current MFA docents, special presentations from local experts, and curator-led gallery talks.


Ready to apply?

Application opens September 16, 2022 and closes at 5PM on October 7, 2022.

Questions? Please email our Manager of Education & Youth Programs at