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.

March Public Tours
April 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)

Our 2017 Tram Tours are as follows, and are subject to change due to weather & other extenuating circumstances:

Historic Tour: Members, Free / Public, $2
Tuesdays - Sundays (1:15 and 3:15 pm)

Garden Tour: Members, Free / Public, $5
Tuesdays - Sundays (2:15 pm)

5 Senses Garden Tour: Members, $9 / Public, $10
Thursday - Saturday (7:15 pm)*

*April 6 – September 30, 2017

Tickets may be purchased at the Admissions Desk, located in the Efroymson Entrance Pavilion. If you would like to receive more information about our tram tours, please call 317-923-1331.

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
Included with admission
"ASK ME!" Roaming Docents
Public Tour
Every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
Special Exhibit: A Land Enchanted
Public Tour
Every Sunday - May 14 / 2:00 pm
Meet on Floor 2 a the top of the escalator
Included with admission
Cheers! Art and Beer Tour
Public Tour
Tour takes place the second Thursday of every month
China: The Kingdom of the Dragon
Public Tour
Tuesday, November 22 2016 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Included with admission
A Road To Abstraction
Public Tour
Friday, March 10 / 1-2 pm
Included with admission
Evening Garden Tour with Director of Horticulture
Public Tour
Thursday, March 30 / 6-7 pm
American Perspectives
Public Tour
Tuesday, March 14 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator.
Included with admission
What People Wore: A Visual History of Fashion from Ancient Times to Twentieth-Century Europe
Public Tour
Saturday, April 1 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Still Life Painting: A Timeless Art Form
Public Tour
Sunday, April 2 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Highlights of the IMA: Contemporary & Contemporary Design
Public Tour
Tuesday, April 4 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Included with admission
Landscapes: What Makes Them Great!
Public Tour
Friday, March 24 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Impressionism and Beyond
Public Tour
Saturday, March 25 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Perceptions of America
Public Tour
Tuesday, February 28 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator.
Included with admission
Glick Collection: American Studio Glass Highlights and History
Public Tour
Saturday, April 8 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Included with admission
A Closer Look: Victor Victorious
Public Tour
Saturday, April 8 / 2 pm
Paint: It's More Than Meets The Eye
Public Tour
Sunday, April 9 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
Outdoor Sculpture
Public Tour
Tuesday, April 11 / 1-2 pm
Included with admission
The Art of France
Public Tour
Wednesday, April 12 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
Recognizing the Saints
Public Tour
Thursday, April 13 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission