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.

September Public Tours

October 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

Lilly House Tour
Public Tour
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm (April - December)
Meet in Lilly House lobby
Free
Garden Tour
Public Tour
Saturdays & Sundays / 1 pm (April through October)
Meet at the main entrance to Lilly House.
Free
"ASK ME!" Roaming Docents
Public Tour
Saturdays, 1 -3 pm
IMA Galleries
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
Outdoor Sculpture
Public Tour
Thursday, September 18 / 1-2 pm
Free
Artist & Teacher: William M. Chase
Public Tour
Friday, September 19 / 1-2 pm
Contemporary Art
Public Tour
Saturday, September 20 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Free
Art Inspired By Myths
Public Tour
Sunday, September 21 / 1-2 pm
Free
Neoclassical to Modernism
Public Tour
Wednesday, September 17 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator.
Free
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
Recognizing the Saints
Public Tour
Wednesday, September 24 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Free
Artists' Methods & Motivations
Public Tour
Thursday, September 25 / 1-2 pm
Free
Masterworks of the Glick Glass Collection
Public Tour
Friday, September 26 / 1-2 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalators.
Free
Framed! Go To the Edge
Public Tour
Sunday, September 28 / 1-2 pm
Free
Landscape Paintings
Public Tour
Tuesday, September 30 / 1-2 pm
IMA Galleries
Free