Guided Tours of the Museum
Our Guided tours are an interactive blend of art, history, cultural context, architecture, and visual literacy, ensuring an unforgettable Museum experience for any age. Learn about Maud Howe Elliott and Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, two of the visionary women who were the force behind the institution’s creation over 100 years ago, understand the social and historical context of the permanent collection, engage with multiple curated contemporary exhibitions, and explore the architecture of our historic buildings.
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Our School Tours are lively, dialogue-driven conversations perfect for students grades 3 through University. Led by trained Docent educators, our live tours help students hone their observational skills, and strengthen their ability to empathize, analyze, reason and intuit. They make an exciting field trip!
Our Group Tours feature a curated selection of artworks from our permanent collection and changing exhibitions, led by trained Docents. Informative and conversational, our tours are a wonderful way to deepen your Museum experience.