Programs for adults provide stimulating ideas to enhance your understanding and enjoyment of works of art in our collections and exhibitions. Whether you prefer interactive conversations in front of a single work of art, lectures and symposia exploring art and ideas, or lively and creative performances related to our collections, you will find a program of interest at the Gallery.

Programs for Adults

Gallery Talks, Tours, and More

Talks and tours are a great way to learn by looking at original works of art. The Gallery offers a variety of talks and tours on a wide range of artists, cultures, and time periods to suit your interests. Lectures, panel discussions, artist talks, master classes, and other events provide thought-provoking perspectives on art in the Gallery’s collections and exhibitions.

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Guided and Self-Guided Visits for Adult and Community Groups

Groups can explore the Gallery’s collection and exhibitions on guided tours led by teaching staff or plan a self-guided visit on their own. Guided tours focus on four to six key works in the permanent collection from across curatorial departments. The experience is discussion-based and encourages visitors to look closely, ask questions, and talk about what they see. All groups must register at least three weeks in advance, and acceptance of your reservation request is based on gallery availability.

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Nolen Center Library

The Nolen Center Library is the heart of the Gallery’s new Nolen Center for Art and Education. The library houses a focused collection of books, exhibition catalogues, articles, documents, and databases related to the highlights of our museum, and it is open to all visitors.

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The Gallery welcomes all visitors and is committed to making its collection, buildings, programs, and services accessible to all audiences.

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