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

Lilly House: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm (April - December)
Garden Tours: Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm, Second and third Thursdays 6 pm (April – October)
Evening Garden Tour with IMA’s Director of Horticulture: Gardens of IMA: Last Thursdays 6 pm (April – October)
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres: Saturdays at noon (April – October)

Upcoming Public Tours

Lilly House Tour
Public Tour
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays at 2 pm (April - December)
Meet in Lilly House lobby
Included with admission
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres Tours
Public Tour
Saturdays / noon (April - October)
Tour will begin at Lake Terrace
"ASK ME!" Roaming Docents
Public Tour
Every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
Cheers! Art and Brew Tour
Public Tour
Tour takes place the second Thursday of every month
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.
Included with admission
Touch & Audio Descriptive Tours
Public Tour
Third Saturday at 2 pm
Meet at Welcome Desk
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
The IMA Experience
Public Tour
May 5 - 6 & 6:45 pm; May 7 - 1 & 1:45 pm
Included with admission
Landscapes: What Makes Them Great!
Public Tour
Friday, May 6 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Family Tours
Public Tour
First Saturday of each month at noon and 12:45 pm
Included with admission
The Genius of J.M.W. Turner
Public Tour
Saturday, April 23 / 2-3 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
A Road To Abstraction
Public Tour
Sunday, May 8 / 1 pm
Included with admission
A Joy Forever: Marie Webster Quilts
Public Tour
3:15 pm Saturdays - April & June; 3:15 pm Sundays - May; 3 pm May 17
Meet on Floor 2 a the top of the escalator
Outdoor Sculpture
Public Tour
Wednesday, May 11 / 1 pm
Included with admission
Creative Hoosiers
Public Tour
Thursday, May 12 / 1 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission