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.

May Public Tours

June 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

Tram Tour: Historic
Public Tour
See description for tour days and times
Tram Tour: Garden
Public Tour
See description for tour days and times
"ASK ME!" Roaming Docents
Public Tour
Every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
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
Cheers! Art and Brew Tour
Public Tour
Tour takes place the second Thursday of every month
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
Gauguin in Pont-Aven
Public Tour
Tuesday, May 17 / 1 pm
Included with admission
IMA’s Captivating Gardens
Public Tour
Saturdays & Sundays at 1 pm; Second and third Thursdays at 6 pm (April through October)
Meet at the Horticultural Society Overlook just outside of Deer Zink
Included with admission
A Joy Forever: Marie Webster Quilts
Public Tour
3:15 pm Saturdays - June; 3:15 pm Sundays - May; 3 pm May 17
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Landscapes: What Makes Them Great!
Public Tour
Friday, May 6 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Van Gogh & His Contemporaries
Public Tour
Wednesday, June 1 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator.
Included with admission
Perceptions of America
Public Tour
Thursday, June 2 / 3:15-4:15 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator.
Included with admission
The IMA Experience
Public Tour
June 2: 6:00 pm and 6:45 pm; June 4: 1:00 pm and 1:45 pm
Included with admission
American Impressionism
Public Tour
Friday, June 3 / 1-2 pm
Included with admission