Public Tours

Join knowledgeable Kimbell docent guides for regularly scheduled tours focusing on the permanent collection and special exhibitions. 

Permanent CollectionOngoing

Wednesdays, 2 PM

Sundays, 3 PM 

Architecture Tour: Two Buildings, One MuseumOngoingSaturdays, 2 PM 
Balenciaga in Black
October 7, 2018–December 14, 2018

Tuesdays– Thursdays, 3PM

Fridays, 6:30 PM

Goya in Black and White

October 7, 2018–December 14, 2018

Thursdays, 3PM

Fridays, 6:30 PM

No reservations are required. Admission is required for nonmembers to visit paid special exhibitions. 

Click here to view all public tours. 


Enrich your next Museum visit with free Acoustiguide audio tours for the permanent collection and building. More than 100 random-access stops feature the Kimbell’s signature paintings and sculptures, as well as Louis I. Kahn’s architectural masterpiece. About 25 family-friendly stops are designed for children ages 7 to 12.

Pick up and return audio-tour wands at Information desk on the lower level of the Kahn Building or at the Visitor Services desk in the lobby of the Piano Pavilion.

The Museum is also proud to present its new Acoustiguide mobile application. This app presents in-depth audio and visual information on 186 artworks in the Kimbell’s permanent collection from various periods and cultures. The app is user-friendly, allowing users to choose objects at random, to listen to either adult or child audio tour programs and to share their experiences through social media. To download for FREE for Apple phones and iPads click here and for Android phones click here