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MN-245754-OMS-20

Bishop Museum
Fiscal Year: 
2020
Award: 
$99,858.00
City: 
Honolulu
State: 
HI
Recipient Type: 
Museum
Program: 
Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services

The Bishop Museum will increase public knowledge of Hawaiian culture by improving and strengthening its volunteer docent program. The museum will establish the position of docent program coordinator to guide its efforts to recruit and diversify a new corps of docents, enhance visitor engagement, and provide cultural competency training for its current and future volunteers. The museum will also provide professional development opportunities for the new docent coordinator while evaluating the current programming, working with a consultant to develop new tour content and presentation techniques and building a strong communication and sustainability plan for the program.