Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum Docent Feature - Maria Antonieta Garcia

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Dr. Maria Antonieta Garcia, Senior French Instructor, French Program Coordinator of Le Cercle Francais/Pi Delta Phi and Adviser in the Department of Modern Languages, has served as a docent at the museum for more than six years. She teaches French in the Department of Modern Languages at FIU, and uses art as a teaching tool for her French language students. Her National French Honor Society students volunteer many hours of service to community events hosted by the Frost Art Museum as well as donate toys to needy school children in the neighboring communities. As a docent, Dr. Garcia also serves as a translator for French visitors. Dr. Garcia helped to organize a French Film club for FIU students, and screened French films at the museum, inviting everyone to explore French culture and our exhibitions.