Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts launches spring docent training with mixer on March 30

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Florida Tech’s Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts announces its 2020 New Docent Training Program. The Center will host a New Docent Mixer for interested participants on Monday, March 30 in the Funk Center’s second-floor mezzanine at 10:30 am. Light refreshments will be served.

“The mixer will be a great chance to chat with some of our current docents and find out why the Ruth Funk Center is a great place to volunteer,” says Donna Sewell, the Center’s manager of visitor services. Those interested in attending the mixer are asked to RSVP to Donna at or by calling (321)674-6129.

Anyone with an interest in the arts, who would like to learn more about textiles and enjoys working with the public can become an advocate for cultural enrichment by becoming a docent at the Center. The training program will present an intimate look into the world of fiber arts through unique demonstrations and lectures. The program officially begins Monday, April 13, at 9:00 a.m. and continues Mondays, 9:00 a.m. to noon, through June 8 (with the exception of Memorial Day).

The Center is located next to Evans Library on the Florida Tech campus in Melbourne at 150 W. University Blvd. Admission is free. The current exhibit Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence continues through April 25.  For more information, visit the Center’s website at


Mar 30 2020


10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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