Docent Guided Tours

Touring select special exhibitions

Docents are volunteer tour guides who are trained to present inquiry-based interactive tours to K-12 students. Docent-Guided Tours are offered for select special exhibitions for school groups (minimum 8 students, maximum 30) from October through April. There is no extra cost for a Docent-Guided Tour.

Docent-Guided Tours:

  • Are available Wednesday through Friday
  • Between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Tours generally last 45 minutes and are offered on the hour
  • Docent-Guided tours must be scheduled at least 3 weeks in advance

Schedule a Docent-Guided Tour online

You may also call (503) 370-6855 to reserve a tour time.
If you receive a recording, please leave the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Date and time of proposed visit (please give a first and second choice, Wednesday-Friday only)
  • School Name
  • Number of students and chaperones (8 students minimum, 30 students maximum)
  • Grade Level
  • Telephone number and email address
  • Indicate if you are interested in the travel stipend