Public docent-led tours of the Anderson Collection are offered weekly at the following times:

  • Wednesdays at 12:30pm
  • Saturdays at 12:30 and 2:30pm
  • Sundays at 12:30 and 2:30pm

Tours will be offered at each starting time on a first-come basis.

Tours are free and do not require reservations.

12:30 Saturday and Sunday tours have a special focus

Saturday, February 11: 

Focus on Nick Cave

Sunday, February 12:

Artists and their Materials

Saturday, February 18: 

Focus on Nick Cave

Sunday, February 19:

Artists and their Materials

Saturday, February 25: 

Focus on Nick Cave

Sunday, February 26:

Artists and their Materials



School tours for K-12 and college level are available. Tours last one hour. Group size is 10 people minimum and 30 people maximum per time slot. Groups with children under 18 require 1 adult chaperone per 10 children. Private docent-led tours are available by request Wednesdays through Mondays, 11am – 4pm and Thursdays, 11am – 7pm. No tours are scheduled on Tuesdays. 

Tour requests must be submitted at least six weeks in advance of the earliest requested tour date. To request a private docent-led tour click here.

Docent-led tours are full through March 2017. The next available tours are in April 2017 and later.


Self-guided tours do not involve a docent but must also be registered at least two weeks in advance. Teachers or group leaders must register if the group size exceeds 10 people. Groups may not exceed 40 people and should be divided into 10 or fewer in the galleries. All groups with participants under the age of 18 must have at least one adult supervising every 10 children.

To register a self guided tour, please notify the museum two weeks in advance with the date, time, and size of your group at

If you have any questions regarding touring the Anderson Collection, please call the Program and Events Assistant at 650-721-6053.