Walker Art Center

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Public Tours

Saturday and Sunday, 11:30 am

Public gallery and architecture tours are free with gallery admission; Minneapolis Sculpture Garden tours are free. For details and tour topics, visit the Walker lobby desk, call 612.375.7600, or check the calendar.

Private Tours

Private group tours are available for visitors of all ages. Guided tours must be scheduled at least four weeks in advance; self-guided group visits must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. To select a tour type and schedule a visit, please complete a Tour Request Form.


Art on Call:
Free Audio Guide

Listen to artists and curators discuss works from the Walker’s collection on your cell phone by calling 612.374.8200 or pointing your mobile browser at walkerart.org. Look for the Art on Call symbol on selected artwork labels or pick up a listing.

Colleges & Universities

The Walker offers resources and institutional partnerships for college and university audiences seeking a visitor experience beyond private group tours and self-guided visits. For more information, please call 612.375.7609.

Adult Tours

Find personal connections to the art and ideas alive at the Walker. Two tours for adults—Crash Course in Contemporary Art and Behind the Scenes: Collecting and Curating—offer experiential and immersive opportunities, introduced in partnership with Go Minneapolis Signature Experiences.

In Crash Course, discover artistic expression in the everyday and gain insight into ways that artists animate life by reflecting on social issues, politics, history, and more. In Collecting and Curating, get the inside scoop on what’s behind spotting artistic promise and building a collection.

To schedule one of these tours or for more information, call 612.375.7609.

To schedule a general exhibition or Minneapolis Sculpture Garden tour, visit the online Tour Request Form.

Accessibility Tours

The Walker offers tours and art-making experiences for visitors with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, which aim to create a vibrant and safe social space. To learn more about Contemporary Journeys and other accessible program opportunities, please review the Walker’s Accessibility Initiatives.

School Tours

Teachers and students connect contemporary arts to classroom curricula through thematic school tours, hands-on art lab activities, films, and performances. Visit School Tours for information.