Groups & Tours

Groups & Tours


Group Tickets & Tours
Learn more about reserving a private docent-led tour for ten or more adults.


Class Visits
Complimentary tours and admission are available for college groups and students in grades 1–12 (emeritus and extended learning groups, please see the Group Tours section). Tours are given by volunteer docents free of charge from September through May. Ten thematic tours are available to grades 1–12, and specialized tours are available for both grade school and college groups. Learn more about class visits.


Visitors with Special Needs | Reserve a Tour
Complimentary tours for visitors with special needs are offered to a diverse group. The tours (lasting about 50 minutes) focus on different areas of LACMA's collection. Please submit applications at least three weeks prior to the date of your visit. LACMA offers wheelchairs and assisted-listening devices for use during your visit, which can be picked up at the Ticket Office. There is no additional charge; photo identification is required.


Public Tours | Learn More

In Focus Tours
Held most days at 1 pm, these 20-minute docent talks highlight one artist, style, or movement. See the calendar to find out more, or pick up the weekly schedule at the information desk on campus.

Spotlight Talks
Held most days at 1:30 pm, these 15-minute talks focus on a single work of art in the collection. See the calendar to find out more, or pick up the weekly schedule at the information desk on campus.

Gallery Tours
Fifty-minute guided tours focusing on LACMA's collection and special exhibitions are given daily, except Wednesday, when the museum is closed. Please see the calendar for current tour topics.


Gallery Discussion: The Art of Looking
On the second Thursday of the month, join LACMA educators for a one-hour facilitated gallery discussion focusing on art in our collection. Each tour offers an in-depth look at a small selection of masterpieces in the galleries. See the calendar for more information.


Gallery Conversations | Saturdays & Sundays | 1–4 pm
Drop by the modern and contemporary art galleries for informative and informal conversations about works of art with gallery educators. Tours begin at BCAM Level 3 and Ahmanson Building Level 2. Free, no reservations. See the detailed listing.


Family Tours

Andell Family Sundays Tours
Join us for bllingual tours presented in English and Spanish as part of Andell Family Sundays activities. These interactive tours are designed specifically for families to look, listen, and share ideas together. Check the family day schedule for more information.   

Family Guides
The family guide for parents and children features eight activity cards with images and easy-to-read explanations highlighting works from our collection. The guide offers parents questions that will get their little ones talking about art. The guide is designed to capture the imagination of kids between the ages of six and twelve years old. Your free copy to keep is available at Welcome Centers. Available in English and Spanish.

Art Tote
Further explore works of art highlighted in the Family Guide. The Art Tote contains objects designed for kids to handle and fun learning activities. Check out an Art Tote free at the Welcome Center. A small deposit and valid ID are required. Available in English and Spanish.

Find out more about our free NexGen youth membership program.


Tour schedules are subject to change | Check the calendar for up-to-date listings.