Stories in Stone

Are you passionate about architecture, history, and the arts? Are you enthusiastic to learn more about the Monastery of the Holy Spirit? Are you eager to educate people about the history of this splendid landmark and its community of Trappist monks by leading public architectural tours? Join the Monastery of the Holy Spirit Architectural Docent Training Program. With training classes starting in winter 2016, be ready to explore the early days of the monastery in the historic barn. Engage in lively discussions about the design and construction process of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit from 1944 to 1961 with monks who built and still pray in this landmark. Learn how these monks pioneered green architecture decades ago and continue to promote conservation today. You will be inspired even more to share their captivating history with the public. For more information about the Monastery of the Holy Spirit Architectural Docent Training Program, contact melody@arabiaalliance.org.

Monastery of the Holy Spirit Architectural Tour Docent Application

Are you excited about architecture and history? Are you enthusiastic to learn more about the Monastery of the Holy Spirit? Are you eager to educate the public about the architectural history of this magnificent landmark? Join the Monastery of the Holy Spirit Tours Docent Training Program. To become a Docent, applicants should: •Attend all classes for the completion of a three-week training program •Commit to leading two (2) architectural tours per year •Agree to a minimum one year of active volunteer docent service. Contact Melody Harclerode AIA, the Program Coordinator for the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance, with questions at (404) 998-8384 ext. 5 or melody(at)arabiaalliance.org. Please complete this application form if you are interested in participating in this groundbreaking docent training program. Classes run on Mondays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, and start in January 2016.
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