School Tours

Docent-led tours are available to school groups with a minimum of 10 students and a maximum of 40 students per hour-long tour slot.

School tours of the Anderson Collection are now available for high school groups with a minimum of 10 students and a maximum of 30 students per hour-long tour slot.


Requests must be submitted at least six weeks in advance. To request a private docent-led tour for your school group, please click here.



For school groups (K-12) or groups of children under the age of 18, one chaperone is required for every 10 children. Please refer to the chaperone guidelines for more information.


Now - September 15:  Due to major gallery re-installations, the Cantor Arts Center will be limiting K-12 Docent-Guided Group Visit tour choices to Modern & Contemporary and California:The Art of Water.

After September 15:  All K-12 Tour choices are available and include:

Close Looking: Highlights from the Collection

Picturing Stories

People and Places - Real and Imagined

Modern and Contemporary

Ideas, Materials and Process


The Museum will also continue to offer a limited number of California: The Art of Water tours for K-12 groups through November 10.


Chaperone Guidelines
Guide for Educators