School Tours

Docent-led tours are available to school groups with a minimum of 10 students and a maximum of 40 students per hour-long tour slot.

School tours of the Anderson Collection are now available for high school groups with a minimum of 10 students and a maximum of 30 students per hour-long tour slot.


Requests must be submitted at least six weeks in advance. To request a private docent-led tour for your school group, please click here.



For school groups (K–12) or groups of children under the age of 18, one chaperone is required for every 10 children. Please refer to the chaperone guidelines for more information.



NEW! - Tour choices designed for K–12


Close Looking: Highlights from the Collection. An introduction to the museum and significant works from the Cantor's permanent collection. Practice close looking where curiosity and conversation are encouraged.


Picturing Stories: Explore artwork across time, place and culture and discover how artists use storytelling in their work.


People and Places - Real and Imagined: Discover the different ways in which artists represent people and place.


Modern and Contemporary: Explore how artists develop new means of expression to respond to social, political, cultural and technological changes.


Ideas, Materials and Process: Learn about an object from the materials the artist chose, the form that it takes, and the way that is was made.



Chaperone Guidelines
Guide for Educators