Meet the Team: Docent Cheryl Reif

Cheryl Reif spent over twenty years in Boston at Mass General Brigham working with graduates in medical education. She reviewed residencies and fellowships to maintain accreditation and taught many workshops.  Cheryl always had a goal to move to Maine in her retirement after enjoying many vacations here and retired and moved here fulltime in 2014. Through friends, […]

Meet the Team: Docent Chris Williamson

Chris Williamson and his wife Peggy have been raising their growing family in an expanding house in Spruce Head every summer since 1978. Now a retired educator, including 23 years as a Head of School in two independent schools, Chris has been a docent at the Farnsworth Art Museum since 2015, returning to his early […]

Meet the Team: Docent Carter Jones Meyer

Carter was born and raised outside of Philadelphia. She studied American Studies at Skidmore College and continued her education, earning her M.A. and Ph.D at Brown University, also in American Studies. She specializes in and has published widely in the fields of late nineteenth century and early twentieth century American cultural history, the history of […]

Meet the Team: Docent Ellen Goldsmith

After many happy years in New York City, Ellen Goldsmith came to Maine for a new chapter, new views. From her home in Cushing, she looks out on the always changing Broad Cove. Becoming a docent was another change. Ellen feels the pleasure and meaning of a work of art, be it painting or sculpture, […]

Meet the Team: Docent Denice Ostlund

Denice’s roots began across the country in northern California, where she grew up.  She met her husband in San Francisco and his ties to New England eventually brought them to Massachusetts.  Denice’s training and experience is in the medical field. She worked as a head nurse and administrator. Denice and her husband loved Maine and […]

Meet the Team: Docent Eliza Bailey

Eliza Bailey moved to Maine in the early 1970’s with an acuity of mind of the pressing need to protect land from further development.  Her passion to preserve the unique beauty of  Maine’s Mid-Coast, prompted her to volunteer at the Georges River Land Trust in the early 1990’s. Her continued dedication and involvement led to […]

Meet the Team: Docent Judith Bing

Our docent team of volunteer educators is made up of dedicated learners who come to us from a variety of backgrounds. They enthusiastically engage with the public and share their knowledge and interest in art and history with visitors of all ages. As they explore the Farnsworth collection and highlight our mission of celebrating Maine’s role […]

Meet the Team: Docent Camy Vitullo

Our docent team of volunteer educators is made up of dedicated learners who come to us from a variety of backgrounds. They enthusiastically engage with the public and share their knowledge and interest in art and history with visitors of all ages. As they explore the Farnsworth collection and highlight our mission of celebrating Maine’s role […]