Public Tours

The IMA offers daily tours of the permanent collection for all visitors. Tours highlighting special exhibitions and events are also available. All tours are led by docents especially trained to expand the visitor experience and appreciation of art.

Guided tours of the IMA's collections are offered daily. Meet on Floor 2 to at the top of the escalators. Please check the calendar for specific dates and times, or download this month's Public Tour schedule.

April Public Tours

May Public Tours

Gallery Tours for Families

Family Tours: First Saturday of each month at 11:30 am and 12:15 pm
Visit our Family Visits section for more information on family programming.

Tours of the Gardens and Grounds

Lilly House: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm, April – December
Garden Tours: Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm, April – October
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres: Saturdays at noon, April – October

Upcoming Public Tours

Garden Tour
Public Tour
Saturdays & Sundays / 1 pm (April through October)
Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse
Included with admission
A Closer Look
Public Tour
2 pm on the second Saturday and the third Tuesday of each month
Meet on Floor 2 at top of escalator.
Lilly House Tour
Public Tour
Fridays and Saturdays at 2 pm (April - December)
Meet in Lilly House lobby
Included with admission
"ASK ME!" Roaming Docents
Public Tour
Saturdays, 1 - 3 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
Meet Me at the IMA: Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Tours
Public Tour
Fourth Tuesday of the month / 2 – 4 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at top of escalator
Included with admission
Touch & Audio Descriptive Tours
Public Tour
Third Saturday at 2 pm
Meet at Welcome Desk
Included with admission
Into Africa
Public Tour
Sunday, April 19 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Included with admission
Cutting Edge Fashion: Recent Acquisitions Public Tour
Public Tour
Sunday, April 19 / 2-3 pm
Artist & Teacher: William M. Chase
Public Tour
Tuesday, March 17 / 1-2 pm
American Impressionism
Public Tour
Wednesday, April 22 / 1-2 pm
Included with admission
The Foodie Tour: Depictions of Food in Art
Public Tour
Thursday, April 23 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
The Rise of American Modernism Tour
Public Tour
Friday, April 24 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 a the top of the escalator.
Included with admission
Ink & Brush in Asian Art
Public Tour
Saturday, April 25 / 1-2 pm
Included with admission
Highlights of the IMA: Contemporary & Contemporary Design
Public Tour
Sunday, April 26 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Included with admission
Impressions of the Sea
Public Tour
Tuesday, March 24 / 1-2 pm
Included with admission