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.

Free 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.

August Public Tours

September Public Tours

October Public Tours

Gallery Tours for Families

Family Tours: Second and fourth Saturday of each month at 1:30 and 2:30 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)
Meet at the main entrance to Lilly House.
Free
"ASK ME!" Roaming Docents
Public Tour
Saturdays, 1 -3 pm
IMA Galleries
Free
Lilly House Tour
Public Tour
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm (April - December)
Meet in Lilly House lobby
Free
Face to Face Exhibition Tour
Public Tour
Daily (June 17-September 5) at 2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator
Face to Face Exhibition Tour
Public Tour
Thursdays at 6 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator
Special Event: A Closer Look
Talk
2 pm on the second Saturday and the third Tuesday of each month
Meet on Floor 2 at top of escalator.
Free
American Artists Abroad
Public Tour
Saturday, August 23 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Free
Highlights of the IMA: Contemporary & Contemporary Design
Public Tour
Sunday, August 24 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Free
Angels & Demons
Public Tour
Tuesday, August 26 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator
Free
Meet Me at the IMA: Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Tours
Public Tour
Second Saturday of the month / 11 am – noon; Fourth Tuesday of the month / 2 – 4 pm;
Meet on Floor 2 at top of escalator
Free
The Painter's Perspective
Public Tour
Wednesday, August 27 / 1-2 pm
Free
The Foodie Tour: Depictions of Food in Art
Public Tour
Thursday, August 28 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Free
Contemporary Art
Public Tour
Friday, August 29 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Free
Art Inspired By Myths
Public Tour
Saturday, August 30 / 1-2 pm
Free
Face to Face Exhibition Tour
Public Tour
August 16, 30, 31, September 6, 7 | 1 and 3 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator