Below is a list of articles to supplement docent training. This list will be updated on a continuous basis.
Stephen Rolfe Powell by Peter Morrin
The following essay by Peter Morrin was written for the exhibition catalog that accompanied the exhibition.
Here is a great article highlighting the work of Elayne Goodman
On American Scenery
This essay by Thomas Cole addresses some of the characteristics that define key elements of the Hudson River School, particularly as they relate to nature, the beautiful and the sublilme.
This famous essay by Clement Greenberg identifies the significance of modernist painting, as a break or departure from representational painting.
The Naked Truth
The following article appeared in the "Docent Educator" to address nudity in art - "the tell-tale giggle."
Planning for Age Levels
Planning effective tours depends on how well you are prepared for the developmental stages of learning for each age group. This article provides a brief overview of the basic things you need to know.
The Apostles of Ugliness
The following article addresses the group of artists referred to as "The Eight."