Group Tours are available Tuesday - Friday
Is your group planning a Museum visit?
AMoA welcomes tour groups of all ages and can accommodate special themes or team building activities. Ask an art educator!
Guests are invited to participate in gallery activities with Exhibition Activity Sets for a more meaningful experiecce and deeper connection to the artwork on display. The activiy sets will guide you through the galleries and pose questions that will help you engage with the work and delve deeper into themes and subject matter. Please call the museum to make a reservation. Please see our exhibition schedule for upcoming exhibits!
Self-Guided Group Tours
These tours are available for independent viewing for groups of 10 or less. Regular admission rates apply. Guests are invited to tour the galleries independently and are encouraged to use the activity sets. Self-Guided tours are not available for groups larger than 10.
Guided Group Tours
Groups of more than 10 receive a $1.00 discount on each admission $4 per attendee (regularly $5 admission) and require a docent or gallery guide to assist during your visit. Reservations two weeks in advance are required. Please call the museum or Download a Tour Reservation form HERE!
Student Tours and Field Trips
Reserve your tour dates NOW! Download Teacher Reservation Form.
Teacher-Led Student Tours
Teacher-led tours are available Tuesday-Friday for teachers that wish to lead their own group. To take advantage of the tour discount rate, a confirmed reservation must be made at least two weeks in advance. Groups without a confirmed reservation will be charged regular rates and cannot be guaranteed admission, based on gallery availability.
Guided Student Tours
These tours are great for school groups of all ages and are available Tuesday-Friday by reservation only. Please call Nancy 443-3458 or email email@example.com.
Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)
The Museum is applying arts-based curriculum and teaching method called Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS), which uses art to develope critical thinking, communication and visual literacy skills.
Through learning centered discussions of visual art, the participants will engage in a rigorous process of examination and evaluation. Studies have shown that VTS bolsters skillsets that students transfer to other settings and other subjects, including writing, math, social studies, and science. Students will be encouraged to formulate thoughtful responses based on their observations.
AMoA also offers a FREE companion curricula for teachers known as the Educator's Guide. The lessons incuded in the Educator's Gide help to fulfill the BESE board requirements for art education. Download a sample here.
Field Trip Guidelines
Groups are limited to 50 students (minimum of 10), with one chaperone per 10 students required. Groups with more than 25 students will be divided into two groups for the ultimate benefit of your museum visit.
$3 per student (regularly $4 for students); $6 per student with Add-On Art Activty.
Free for chaperones, teachers and bus drivers!
Please allow at least one hour for a tour and approximately two hours for a tour with art activity.
Homeschool and special needs groups are welcome!
Fees for Add-on Art Activities must be paid at the time of reservation.
Docent-led tours are available and must be booked two weeks in advance. Each tour incorporates works of art from AMoA's permanent collection and special exhibitions. Tours are offered Tuesday through Friday for groups of 10 or more.