Cancelled - Public Tours

Please note: as part of our ongoing committment to the health and safety of our staff and guests, we have made the decision to cancel all tours. The Newfields campus is still open during regular business hours and we are monitoring the status of coronavirus (COVID-19). We will share any operational updates here on our website and on social media channels. 


Newfields offers daily tours of the permanent collection for all visitors. Tours highlighting special exhibitions and events are also available. All tours are led by docents especially trained to expand the visitor experience and appreciation of art.

Guided tours of the collections are offered daily at 1 pm, please see the documents below for specific tour themes. Meet on Floor 2 to at the top of the escalators.


For details about our seasonal and specialty tours, please click here.

Gallery Tours for Families

30-Minute Family Tours:  Offered on the First Saturday of each month when there is not a Family Day Event at Noon and 12:45 pm.

Tours of The Garden

Lilly House: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm (April - December)
Garden Tours: Thursdays at 6 pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm (April – October)
Evening Garden Tour with Newfields' Director of Horticulture: The Garden: Last Thursdays 6 pm (April – October)
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres: First and third Saturdays at 11:30 (April-October)