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.

January Public Tours

February 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, February 20 - March.
Garden Tours: Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm, First Thursdays 6 pm, April – October
Evening Garden Tour with Chad Franer: Last Thursdays 6 pm, June – October
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres: Saturdays at noon, April – October

Upcoming Public Tours

"ASK ME!" Roaming Docents
Public Tour
Every Saturday from 1 to 3 pm
IMA Galleries
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.
Included with admission
Touch & Audio Descriptive Tours
Public Tour
Third Saturday at 2 pm
Meet at Welcome Desk
Included with admission
Lilly House Tour
Public Tour
Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm ; February 20 - March 31, 2016
Meet in Lilly House lobby
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
Gustave Baumann, German Craftsman – American Artist
Public Tour
October 25, 2015 – February 14, 2016; see description for dates and times
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Contemporary Art
Public Tour
Thursday, December 31 2015 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
Gustave Baumann: ASK ME!
Public Tour
See description for dates and times
A Road To Abstraction
Public Tour
Tuesday, January 12 / 1 pm
Included with admission
Highlights of the IMA: American and European
Public Tour
Wednesday, January 6 / 1 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Included with admission
A Land Enchanted: The Golden Age of Indiana Art, 1877-1902
Public Tour
Friday, January 22 / 1 pm
Meet on Floor 2 a the top of the escalator
Included with admission
Where Design Meets the Seat
Public Tour
Saturday, February 13 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator
Included with admission
Lights and Lighting Effects in Modern Design
Public Tour
Sunday, February 14 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator.
Included with admission
Into Africa
Public Tour
Thursday, January 7 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Included with admission
Masks of Africa
Public Tour
Thursday, February 18 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission