In-person guided tours of the public art on campus and virtual guided tours of WAM’s collection are currently available to schedule. While the galleries are temporarily closed for maintenance until fall 2021, in-person guided tours of the museum galleries are not available at this time. In addition to in-person guided tours of the public art on campus, virtual tours, virtual guided experiences, virtual workshops, and virtual UMN class experiences are available to schedule.

Please contact the education department for a customized experience at wamtour@umn.edu.

IN-PERSON GUIDED TOURS OF PUBLIC ART ON CAMPUS

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.

  • Public Art on Campus Tours can be scheduled for groups of 3 – 15.
  • Tours are one hour and cover about 1.5 – 2 miles.
  • Guided Tour Fee: $60
  • Two weeks advance notice is required and requested dates and times are subject to availability.

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VIRTUAL GUIDED TOURS

This summer, join our experienced WeisGuides in a conversation about the highlights of our collection! With the museum galleries closed for repairs until the fall, we invite you to join us for a virtual tour and turn your home into a gallery space filled with art and discussion. Bring questions, observations, or just sit back and enjoy the views from artists including Marsden Hartley, Georgia O’Keeffe, George Morrison, Charles Biederman, and more.

  • Virtual guided tours can be scheduled for groups of 10 – 30. 
  • All tour requests must be received at least 4 WEEKS prior to the first preferred tour date.
  • We utilize Zoom for our virtual tours. You will receive a link that you can share with the members of your group.
  • Virtual tours last about one hour but can be customized to meet your needs.
  • Virtual Tour Fee: $40 (University of Minnesota class tours are free of charge.)

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SELF-GUIDED AUDIO TOURS WITH CLOUDGUIDE

The Weisman’s free audio tour is now available on the free CloudGuide app! Learn more about the permanent collection while the galleries are closed for maintenance, or head over to campus for our self-guided public art audio tour.

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Download CloudGuide (Google Play app store) >> 

Self-Guided Virtual Visits

Embark on a self-guided virtual visit to the Weisman’s galleries in our interactive virtual visits. Explore highlights of the permanent collection in our permanent collection virtual visit.

Looking for a guided virtual visit experience? Schedule a guided virtual visit with a Weisguide over Zoom by contacting wamtour@umn.edu.

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.