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 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
Included with admission
Lilly House Tour
Public Tour
Fridays and Saturdays 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 through October)
Tour will begin at Lake Terrace
Garden Tour
Public Tour
Saturdays & Sundays / 1 pm (April through October)
Meet at the Horticultural Society Overlook just outside of Deer Zink
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
Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas
Public Tour
Tour times available daily. See tour description for details.
Requires an on-site ticket from Guest Services ticketing desk.
Included with admission
Perceptions of America
Public Tour
Wednesday, May 27 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator.
Included with admission
Contemporary Art
Public Tour
Sunday, May 3 / 1 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
Cutting Edge Fashion: Recent Acquisitions Public Tour
Public Tour
Tuesday, May 5 / 2-3 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Elegant Vision: Chinese and Japanese Paintings from the Hurwitz Collection
Public Tour
Tuesday, May 5 / 1-2 pm
IMA - Francine & Roger Hurwitz Gallery
Creative Hoosiers
Public Tour
Saturday, May 30 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Included with admission
Highlights of the IMA: American and European
Public Tour
Wednesday, May 6 / 1 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Included with admission
Continuing the Work of the Monuments Men Tour
Public Tour
Friday, May 1 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Impressionism & Beyond
Public Tour
Wednesday, May 20 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission