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 Saturday and Sunday public tours feature highlights of the Collection with special focus as listed:

Saturday, Dec 8:  Salon Style II: Collected Marks on Paper

Sunday, Dec 9:  Second Sunday Family Tours

Saturday, Dec 15:  Salon Style II: Collected Marks on Paper

Sunday, Dec 16:  Artists and Their Materials

Saturday, Dec 22:  Salon Style II: Collected Marks on Paper

Sunday, Dec 23:  Women Artists in the Museum

Saturday, Dec 29:  Salon Style II: Collected Marks on Paper

Sunday, Dec 30:  There’s Something Special about Black

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 JANUARY 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.