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, March 25:  Focus on Nick Cave

Sunday, March 26:  Women Artists in the Museum

Saturday, April 1:  Focus on Nick Cave

Sunday, April 2:  Women Artists in the Museum

Saturday, April 8:  Focus on Nick Cave

Sunday, April 9:  Color in the Collection

Sunday, April 16:  Sculpture in the Anderson Collection

Saturday, April 15:  Focus on Nick Cave

Saturday, April, 22:  Focus on Nick Cave

Sunday, April 23:  Women Artists in the Museum

Saturday, April 29:  Focus on Nick Cave

Sunday, April 30:  Artist 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.

The next available docent-led tours are in June 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 Programs and Events Coordinator at 650-721-6053.