Victoria Smith

Become a Volunteer!

Museum volunteers support a variety of programs. Opportunities include:

  • Docents-Support daily exhibit floor and outdoor living history exhibits during scheduled tours. Docent service areas include tour guides and exhibit interpreters.
  • Special Events-Support one or both ITC annual festivals. The Asian Festival and The Texas Folklife Festival.
For more information, call 210-458-2226 or e-mail




"I have always worked in the library... with the photo collections, which has peaked my interest into learning about Texas, being from the Midwest. I started working back in 1978 and still look forward to working on Wednesdays. Have learned a lot about people I would never have known, and still finding things."

-- Peggy Jameson, Library Docent
  qiulting docents
cowboy docents, roland and  

"As a child, I liked to play dress up. Here at ITC, I can play grown-up dress up and have fun sharing my love of Texas and its history!"

--Jerry Calvert, Exhibit Floor Docent

  Hannah and Bobele with loom and spinning wheel
judy and brenda in office  

"I like that I feel like part of the team. I meet such interesting people, the food is always good, and I can always learn something new. I love it."

-- Fran Schrader, Front Desk Docent

  docent at jacal
Frank Woolf 1

"I love my ITC family, the docents and the staff. I love being part of their lives, hearing their stories and having an opportunity to help them whenever I can. I have been at the ITC for 12 years now... I have made a lot of memories during this time. This is my second family. When I miss a day at the museum, it leaves me feeling kind of empty... I love the respect I receive from all of my ITC friends and try never to miss an opportunity to assist where needed."

--Frank Woolf, Tour Guide and Back 40 Docent







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