Further your understanding and appreciation of PAFA's collection and special exhibitions with a tour.

Public Tours

Enjoy a guided tour of the galleries with a volunteer tour guide, known as a docent.

PAFA's docents guide museum visitors of all kinds on tours of PAFA's permanent collection and special exhibitions. Our docents provide personal contact between works of art and our museum visitors.

Our public tours are generally offered during the following times:

Highlights of the Permanent Collection
Historic Landmark Building
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Special Exhibitions
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
1:00 PM
:00 PM

Times are subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm times for public tours.

Upcoming Special Tours

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Available Tour Options

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Private Tours

Private tours are available for adults and college students. Private docent-led tours of both the permanent collection and special exhibitions can be scheduled in advance for groups of adults and college students on weekdays and weekends.

A tour engages with a work

Group Tours for Students K–12

School group tours are available for grades K–12. Through artworks in the galleries, students can journey into a world of exciting images and ideas, and gain understanding and appreciation of art and artists.

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Self-Guided Tours

Groups of 10 or more who do not need a guided tour may receive a discounted rate of $10 per person to visit the museum galleries.