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.

Group Tours

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.

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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.

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General Information for Tours and Class Visits

The 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
Pick-Up and Drop-Off
The Gallery entrance is at 1111 Chapel Street (at York Street).
An 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.
In 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 Changes
If you need to cancel your tour or make any changes, please email 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.

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