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.

October Public Tours

November 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

Cheers! Art and Beer Tour
Public Tour
Tour takes place the second Thursday of every month
"ASK ME!" Roaming Docents
Public Tour
Every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 pm
IMA Galleries
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
19 Stars of Indiana Art: A Bicentennial Celebration
Public Tour
Daily at 2 pm; First Thursday at 6 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator
China: The Kingdom of the Dragon
Public Tour
Tuesday, November 22 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Included with admission
Van Gogh & His Contemporaries
Public Tour
Thursday, December 8 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator.
Included with admission
Artists' Methods & Motivations
Public Tour
Friday, December 9 / 1-2 pm
Included with admission
Lights and Lighting Effects in Modern Design
Public Tour
Saturday, December 10 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator.
Included with admission
A Closer Look: Shine on
Public Tour
Saturday, December 10 / 2-3 pm
Included with admission
Special Exhibit: A Land Enchanted
Public Tour
Every Sunday - November; Every Saturday - December / 3:15 pm
Meet on Floor 2 a the top of the escalator
Included with admission
A Road To Abstraction
Public Tour
Wednesday, November 30 / 1-2 pm
Included with admission
A Joy Forever: Marie Webster Quilts
Public Tour
Sunday, October 30 / 3:15 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Included with admission
Art of the World’s Religions
Public Tour
Tuesday, December 13 / 1-2 pm
Included with admission
Impressionism and Beyond
Public Tour
Wednesday, December 14 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Glick Collection: American Studio Glass Highlights and History
Public Tour
Thursday, December 15 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Included with admission
Paint: It's More Than Meets The Eye
Public Tour
Friday, December 16 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
Expressions of Love
Public Tour
Saturday, December 17 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
Contemporary Art
Public Tour
Sunday, December 18 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
Still Life Painting: A Timeless Art Form
Public Tour
Tuesday, November 15 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
A Closer Look: Long Ago But Not So Far Away
Public Tour
Tuesday, December 20 / 2-3 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator.
Included with admission