Museum Tours

PUBLIC TOURS

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

Permanent Collection Ongoing Wednesdays, 2 PM
Sundays, 3 PM 
Introducing the Piano Pavilion Ongoing Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 AM
Saturdays, 2 PM 
The Age of Picasso and Matisse:
Modern Masters from The Art Institute of Chicago
October 6, 2013
thru February 16, 2013

Tuesdays–Thursdays, 3 PM
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. 

ACOUSTIGUIDE AUDIO 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 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 the downstairs Information desk.

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 click here and for Android phones click here

MEMBERS' TOURS

To learn more about members’ tours, click here.

GROUP TOURS

Groups of ten or more people are invited to schedule docent-guided or self-guided tours of the Kimbell's permanent collection, architecture, or special exhibitions. Permanent collection and architecture tours are offered free of charge. All docent-guided tours last one hour. 

Group tours in special exhibitions are subject to availability. All reservations must be finalized at least two weeks prior to the date of the tour. Click here for more information and instructions for requesting group reservations.

SCHOOL VISITS

The Kimbell welcomes student groups visiting the permanent collection, architecture, and special exhibitions. Permanent collection and architecture tours are offered free of charge. All docent-guided tours last one hour.

Student group tours in special exhibitions are subject to availability. All reservations must be finalized at least two weeks prior to the date of the tour. Click here for more information and instructions for requesting group reservations.