Guided Tours (Grades 6–12)


A docent speaks to a piece of contemporary artwork to a group of high school students on a museum tour

Guided tours, also referred to as docent-led tours, are conducted by specially trained volunteer educators who engage students in close looking, discussion, and creative and critical thinking about works of art in the museum.

Docent-led tours are only offered to students in grades 1–12. Most docent-led tours are one hour in length. Exceptions are noted under the tour descriptions below.

Docent-led fall 2018 tours are offered September 24, 2018–December 21, 2018. Tour times each weekday morning are 10:0010:3011:30, and 12:00, unless otherwise indicated. Please note that not all tours are available at all times.

Request your tour using our Student Tour Application at least two weeks in advance of your preferred date.

Questions about student tours? Contact us at (312) 443-3907 or


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