Free public tours

Drop in for a free public tour! On select Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays, at 1 p.m., student tour guides will meet you at the front desk of the museum. Tours last for one hour. Topics range from current exhibitions to the building’s architecture. No registration is necessary.

Group Visits

Reservations are required for groups of 10 – 30 people. We are not currently able to accommodate groups larger than 30. Whether your group is self-guided or in need of a tour guide, group tours are subject to availability. WAM offers a variety of tours to customize your art-viewing experience.

Register for a guided group tour 

UMN Classes

UMN professors and teaching assistants can schedule tours free of charge. Work with our education department to create a customized tour or workshop to link exhibitions with courses. UMN classes, please contact the Education and Programs Associate Laura Pilarski to find out more about bringing your class to WAM for a visit. Email her at

Campus Art Walking Tours

Explore the University of Minnesota’s Public Art Collection on an outdoor walking tour! Since its establishment in 1988, the Public Art on Campus Program has become an integral part of the University of Minnesota’s campus environment. Each piece has its own history and ties to campus life and academics. Join tour guides from the Weisman Art Museum for an in-person tour and learn about works in the collection from artists including Amy Toscani, Stuart Nielsen, Andrea Stanislav, and more.

  • Campus Art Tours can be scheduled for groups of 3 – 15.
  • Tours are 90 minutes and cover about 1.5 – 2 miles.
  • Two weeks advance notice is required and requested dates and times are subject to availability.

Self-guided Audio Tours with CloudGuide

The Weisman’s free audio tour is now available on the free CloudGuide app!

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Online Programs

Connect with WAM anytime with archived video content on our social channels. Take a deep dive into the collection with our video series “Five Minutes With a Weisguide” or check out a bevy of recorded artist talks, engaging conversations, special performances, and more.