Education

Our Education Department is committed to making the museum and its art works more accessible to all visitors. We provide a full roster of educational programming for all ages that enrich and entertain and promote lifelong learning. Year-round education activities include school and teacher programs, student and public tours, Guide-by-Cell audio tours, downloadable audio tours, lectures, gallery talks, Second Saturdays for Families, Community Days, studio classes, artist residencies, concerts and films.

Explore our educational offerings using the links below, learn about our docent program or visit our calendar to view upcoming programs.

Adult Programs
Adult programs include talks, tours, films, concerts, classes, workshops and lectures. Learn more about adult group tours, or view a list of upcoming adult programs on our calendar.
Family Programs
Our family programs provide the perfect way to explore art with your family during free events like Community Days and Aetna Second Saturdays for Families! View a list of our upcoming family programs.
School & Teacher Programs

Expand the walls of your classroom by incorporating our permanent collection and special exhibitions into your curriculum through our programming for PreK - 12 students and educators.

University Programs
Our university programs provide both college students and their professors with diverse opportunities to deeply connect with art, its history, and the field of museum work. Learn more about our university programs, college and university tours, and internship program.

From Our Collection

1594, Caravaggio 1731, Canaletto 1749, Panini 1773, Wright

Upcoming Events

Oct
26
Sun
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
2:00 pm Film: The Better Angels
Film: The Better Angels
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Film: The Better Angels
Film: The Better Angels: Beginning circa 1817, the story spans three years of Abraham Lincoln’s childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana. Learn about the [...]
2:00 pm Sunday Serenades: Mozart & MATRIX
Sunday Serenades: Mozart & MATRIX
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sunday Serenades: Mozart & MATRIX
Frohawk Two Feathers, On the tragic folly of Holofernes, replayed at the American Ophir two millennia later. [detail], 2014, acrylic on deer hide, 54 x [...]
2:30 pm Tour: Looking at Landscapes
Tour: Looking at Landscapes
Oct 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Looking at Landscapes: Free with admission; meet at the Information Desk by The Museum Shop.
Oct
29
Wed
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]

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Hours & Admission

Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

Admission:
Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5