Czech Center Museum Houston

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Basic Information

Address: 4920 San Jacinto Street
Phone Number: 713 528 2060
Director: Effie Rosene

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Docent of Czech Center Museum Houston
Clearances Required: No
Background Check: No
Population Served: everybody including international visitors
Ages for Volunteer: no age limits
Hours of Service: 10.00 AM to 03.00 PM
Minimum Hours Required: No minimum required - we adapt according to your individual availability
Days of Service: once per week - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday
Mission Statement:

If you care for culture, heritage, art and history, share your passion with visitors from all over the world. Become a Czech Center Museum Houston Docent! No previous experience required, just a passion for history, art and interest in meeting international visitors. For information on becoming a CCMH Docent, contact us at development@czechcenter.org

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Our mission is to instill pride in one's roots whatever they may be. It is our intent to teach people to be proud of their own culture while teaching them not just about the Czech lands but also Slavic culture. The Czech Center Museum Houston is an elegant, small museum focusing on the education of the Eastern European history, arts and identity. Become a docent at our museum and once a week enjoy the feeling of a small baroque palace in Texas, Houston!

Program History:

The Czech Center Museum Houston embodies the past heritage and education for today and the future between one million plus Czech Texans and the Czech lands in the areas of history, music, traditions, and genealogy research. The Czech Center Museum Houston is a 501 [c] [3] non-profit educational and cultural arts organization incorporated in the state of Texas on March 8, 1996.

Events:

There are many fun events held throughout the year and we welcome our volunteers to participate. We hold wonderful & elegant events at our museum such as: Piano concerts with Rice University Professor Brian Connelly, opera presentations with the Houston Grand Opera, exhibit openings, book reviews, galas, a yearly October fest, a Saint Nicolas Eve and free movie nights. Besides of that we host unique events for important individuals such as the Czech Ambassador Kmonicek.

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