Public Docent-led Tours

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.

12:30pm Public Tours feature highlights of the Collection with special focus as listed:

Saturday, June 29: Women Artists in the Collection

Sunday, June 30: Women Artists in the Collection

Saturday, July 6: Women Artists in the Collection

Sunday, July 7: Women Artists in the Collection

Saturday, July 13: The Human Figure

Sunday, July 14: Second Sunday Family Tour

Saturday, July 20: Artists and Their Materials

Sunday, July 21: Women Artists in the Collection

Saturday, July 27: Artists and Their Materials

Sunday, July 28: Color in the Collection

Request a Private Docent-Led Tour

Private docent-led tours are free of charge and last one hour. Group size is 10 people minimum and 30 people maximum per time slot. School tours for K-12 and college level are available. Groups with children under 18 require one adult chaperone per 10 children.

Tours are available by request for Wednesdays through Mondays, 11am – 4pm and Thursdays, 11am – 7pm. The museum is closed on Tuesdays.

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

The next available docent-led tours are in AUGUST 2019 and later.

Register a Self-Guided Group Tour

Self-guided tours by groups of ten or more must be registered at least two weeks in advance. Teachers or group leaders must register if the group size exceeds 10 people. The museum can only accommodate one self-guided group of 40 visitors at a time. If your group exceeds 40, please request multiple tour times.

Large groups are to be divided into 10 or fewer to tour the galleries. All groups with participants under the age of 18 should have at least one adult supervising every 10 children at all times.

Please notify the museum two weeks in advance with the date, time, and size of your group. To register a self-guided tour, click here.


If you have any questions regarding touring the Anderson Collection, please call: 650-721-6053.