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About the Group Visits Program 

The Group Visits Program is the Museum’s main service to schools and community groups. Tours examine current exhibitions through thematic discussion, and provide inquiry-based and hands-on participatory experiences with contemporary art. Sessions connect contemporary artwork on view with the viewer’s personal experience to foster creative engagement, visual literacy and critical thinking.

 

Because Museum educators tailor tours to each specific group, tours are appropriate for all ages, from pre-kindergarten to senior citizens. They present an exciting opportunity to immerse youth and adults in art within the Bronx neighborhood, encouraging enrichment and community-building.

 

 

SCHEDULE A TOUR 

 All tours are scheduled by request. Please note that tour requests must be submitted at least three weeks in advance of the date of visit. Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

To begin scheduling a tour, please complete and submit the Tour Registration Form. If you are scheduling a tour on behalf of a school, please complete and submit the Tour Registration Form for Schools. After submitting a form, Museum staff will contact you to confirm the details. 

 

 
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Types of Tours 

GUIDED TOUR

The Guided Tour examines contemporary artwork on view through participatory activities and inquiry-based discussion. Experienced Museum educators encourage participants to bring their own ideas and experiences to the discussion, while providing support with historical and cultural information, to enhance critical thinking and communications skills.

Duration: 60 minutes

Rate: $100 per tour group (flat rate) 

Accommodates 25 participants maximum (including chaperones) 

Available Mondays – Sundays from 11:00am to 6:00pm

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GUIDED TOUR PLUS

The Guided Tour Plus includes the Guided Tour (above) plus an additional art workshop after the tour. Participants build upon their gallery experience through art activities relating to current exhibitions and experience the art-making process first-hand. By emphasizing artistic experimentation and creative decision-making, these studio sessions introduce participants to basic elements of the technical and conceptual aspects of artistic process.

Duration: 90 minutes

Rate: $150 per tour group (flat rate)

Accommodates 25 participants maximum (including chaperones)

Available Mondays – Sundays from 11:00am to 6:00pm

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SELF-GUIDED TOUR

Small groups are welcome to explore the exhibitions at their own pace. To ensure a positive experience for your group, reservations are required and museum policies must be observed. Download the Self-Guided Tour Guidelines here

Duration: 60 minutes

Rate: Free

Accommodates 10 participants maximum (including chaperones)

Available Wednesdays – Sundays from 11:00am to 6:00pm, Fridays until 8:00pm

The Group Visits Program is made possible with support from The Malka Fund and Target. 

 

 

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