All guided tours of VMFA’s permanent collection are free and last 50 minutes. Tours are available Mon at noon, Tue, Wed, and Fri at 10 am, 11 am, and noon; and Sat and Sun at 11 am and noon. Please submit your request no less than three weeks in advance to ensure gallery availability. All tour capacities are based on docent and gallery availability. Please have one adult chaperone for every 10 students (limit 6 chaperones per group of 20), grades K – 12.
Self-directed visits are free and available Sat – Wed, 10 am – 5 pm and Thurs and Fri, 10 am – 9 pm. Please submit your request at least two to three weeks in advance to ensure gallery availability. Please have one adult chaperone for every 10 students, grades K – 12.
To request a permanent collection tour, fill out the form below or phone Tour Services at 804.340.1419, Mon – Fri, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
Please note: to book a self-directed visit for Hollywood Costume, please fill out the Reservation Form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If requesting a tour by phone, please have the following information ready when you call: Program(s) and topic(s) of interest, number of students and grade(s), number of adult chaperones, date(s) and time(s), alternate date(s) and time(s), school name, school phone, school address, contact person or teacher, contact person’s home phone, contact person’s e-mail.
Phone* (please enter at least one)
Best way to contact you (if phone, please tell us which number and the time of day you prefer)
Tour Topic* (see a list of tour topics)
Select tour type
If you chose a self-directed visit, please list the galleries you wish to see
Please list your top 3 touring dates* (must be at least 3 weeks in advance)
Please list your top 3 touring times*
Number of students* (all tour capacities are based on docent and gallery availability)
If your group exceeds the maximum number, please either call Tour Services or explain your needs in the Additional Information box below
Number of adults*
Please note: A tour services representative will respond to you within 5 business days. Tours are not confirmed unless you receive confirmation from a Tour Services representative.