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.

August Public Tours

September 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: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm, April – December
Garden Tours: Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm, First Thursdays 6 pm, April – October
Evening Garden Tour with Chad Franer: Last Thursdays 6 pm, June – 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)
Excludes first Sundays, which is the 'Silver' tour
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
"ASK ME!" Roaming Docents
Public Tour
Saturday, June 27 / 1-3 pm
IMA Galleries
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
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
Garden Tour
Public Tour
Saturdays & Sundays at 1 pm; First Thursdays at 6 pm (April through October)
Meet at the Horticultural Society Overlook just outside of Deer Zink
Included with admission
Where Design Meets the Seat
Public Tour
Sunday, August 30 / 1 pm
Meet on Floor 2 at the top of the escalator
Included with admission
Continuing the Work of the Monuments Men Tour
Public Tour
Friday, August 14 / 1 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Impressionism & Beyond
Public Tour
Wednesday, August 12 / 1 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
A Road To Abstraction
Public Tour
Thursday, September 3 / 1 pm
Included with admission
Landscapes: What Makes Them Great!
Public Tour
Friday, September 4 / 1 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Family Tours
Public Tour
First Saturday of each month at 11:30 am and 12:15 pm
Included with admission
Let There Be Light
Public Tour
Sunday, September 6 / 1-2 pm
Meet on 2nd Floor at top of escalator.
Included with admission
Tiffany, Gorham, and the Height of American Silver, 1840 - 1930 Public Tour
Public Tour
Every first Sunday and every third Wednesday at 2:00pm (April - January)
Lilly House
Included with admission