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.

November Public Tours

December Public Tours

January 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

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
Free
Lilly House Tour
Public Tour
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm (April - December)
Meet in Lilly House lobby
Free
"ASK ME!" Roaming Docents
Public Tour
Saturdays, 1 - 3 pm
IMA Galleries
Free
Touch & Audio Descriptive Tours
Public Tour
First Saturday at 11 am
Meet at Welcome Desk
Free
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
The Foodie Tour: Depictions of Food in Art
Public Tour
Tuesday, November 25 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Free
Let There Be Light
Public Tour
Wednesday, November 26 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Free
The Rise of American Modernism Tour
Public Tour
Friday, November 28 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 a the top of the escalator.
Free
Georgia O'Keeffe and the Southwestern Still Life Tour
Public Tour
Tues–Fri 2 pm; Thurs 6 pm; weekends, Nov 28, Dec 23–Jan 2, 1 & 3 pm
Allen Whitehill Clowes Special Exhibition Gallery
The Dutch & The Flemish
Public Tour
Saturday, November 29 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Free
Highlights of the IMA: American and European
Public Tour
Sunday, November 30 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Free
Contemporary Art
Public Tour
Tuesday, December 2 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Free
Van Gogh & His Contemporaries
Public Tour
Wednesday, December 3 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator.
Free
American Modernism
Public Tour
Sunday, November 23 / 1-2 pm
Free
Highlights of the IMA: Contemporary & Contemporary Design
Public Tour
Sunday, November 2 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Free