Tucson Museum of Art

140 N. Main Avenue | Tucson, AZ 85701

 

Schools can choose from three tour options during the 2019-20 school year. See below for descriptions and availability.

The Tucson Museum of Art offers a variety of programs for students to learn about art, history, and culture. Whether it is a docent-led tour complete with a hands-on art project or a self-guided tour of a special exhibition and a selection of the permanent collection, students will have the opportunity to explore one of Tucson’s treasures.

Tour Option #1: Docent-Led Tour

Scheduled docent-led tours last about one hour in the galleries. Depending on the number of students in your group, you can select from the current exhibitions on display. Otherwise, the group will be split up and each group may visit different exhibitions. Please make note of specific exhibitions you are interested in when you submit your field trip request.

Availability: Tours are held on Tuesday – Friday during September 2019 – May 2020
Max. Group Size: 75 students per tour
Grades: K-12
Tour Length: 60 minutes
Tour Start Time: 10:00 am

Tour Option #2: Docent-Led Tour + Self-Guided Tour 

Scheduled docent-led tours last about one hour in the galleries. Depending on the number of students in your group, you can select from the current exhibitions on display. Otherwise, the group will be split up and each group may visit different exhibitions. Please make note of specific exhibitions you are interested in when you submit your field trip request. Groups of 20 students or less are welcome to self-guide the museum following the docent-led tour.

Availability: Tours are held on Tuesday – Friday during September 2019 – May 2020
Max. Group Size: 20 students per tour
Grades: 3-12
Tour Length: 120 minutes
Tour Start Time: 10:00 am

Tour Option #3: Docent-Led Tour + Art-Making Activity

Hands-on art making activities can be added to your educational experience. The art making class takes place in the Education Building and last approximately one hour.

Availability: Tours are held on Tuesday – Friday during September 2019 – May 2020
Max. Group Size: 100 students per tour
Grades: K-12
Tour Length: 120 minutes
Tour Start Time: 10:00 am
Activity fee is $4 per student and will be paid by the school to the TMA directly.

Additional Information

Lunch Options: No food and drink allowed in the museum. Groups are welcome to eat lunch following their tour in the museum’s courtyard.

TMA – Before Your Visit

Parking: Bus parking is available at the corner of Telles Street and Meyer Avenue and also directly in front of the Museum’s 140 N. Main Avenue entrance doors.

TMA Tour