- Overview and Highlights
- African Art
- American Decorative Arts
- American Paintings and Sculpture
- Ancient Art
- Art of the Ancient Americas
- Arts of Islam
- Asian Art
- Coins and Medals
- European Art
- Indo-Pacific Art
- Modern and Contemporary Art
- Prints and Drawings
- Search the Collection
- Join and Support
Group Tours and Class Visits
Individuals and groups are invited to visit the Gallery, and a number of opportunities exist for guided or self-guided tours of the collections and special exhibitions.
Groups can explore the Gallery’s collection and exhibitions on guided tours led by teaching staff or on self-guided tours on their own. Whether you would like to see an overview of collection highlights or explore a specific topic or exhibition, a guided tour can be tailored to your interests.
College and University Groups
Class Visits for K–12 Student Groups
School groups can explore the Gallery’s collection, buildings, and exhibitions on interactive class visits. Guided visits for K–12 students are led by the museum’s Gallery Teachers, Yale graduate students trained as museum educators. Classroom teachers are also welcome to lead self-guided visits.
Yale Course Visits
Faculty and teaching fellows are encouraged to incorporate sessions at the Gallery into their courses. Curators are available to advise you on selecting objects and teaching with the collection. Please contact us as far in advance as possible to schedule class and section visits.
General Information for Tours and Class Visits
LunchThe Gallery does not have a café, but there are a number of restaurants and coffee shops within easy walking distance of the museum. A good source of information is www.infonewhaven.com.
Pick-Up and Drop-OffThe Gallery entrance is at 1111 Chapel Street (at York Street).
AccessibilityAn elevator is located opposite the Gallery’s main entrance at 1111 Chapel Street. For more information on special-needs visitors at the Gallery, click here.
ParkingIn addition to the metered spaces on nearby streets, there is a conveniently located garage at 150 York Street, which offers discount parking to members of the Gallery.
Cancellations and ChangesIf you need to cancel your tour or make any changes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203.436.8827.
As a free member, you join fellow art lovers, students, alumni, artists, and others in exploring all that the Gallery has to offer. To join the Gallery’s free membership program, click here.