When did you first start being a Docent for the Workhouse Arts Center?
I started when the museum first opened.
What is your favorite part of being a Workhouse Docent?
Conversing with visitors, especially those who have never visited the museum.
If you could tell our community anything about the Workhouse, what would that be?
That there are many activities available–classes, performances, exhibits, special events such as the Brewfest and Gala, Second Saturday Night and of course, the new museum.
What do, or did you do, before becoming a Workhouse Docent?
I was a retired music teacher and active person in the community.
Being a Workhouse Docent helps the Workhouse Arts Center immensely, do you feel your experiences with us have helped you in anyway?
It has been rewarding to learn so much about the building of the prison and the Suffragists and to interact with other docents and the artists.
What would you like to say to anyone who is thinking about being a Workhouse docent or volunteer?
Learning to be a docent is worth the effort, and being a volunteer gives you a good feeling to be helping a wonderful organization where you will meet many interesting people.