Guided Tours

Guided tours focus on the careful observation and discussion of a limited number of thoughtfully selected objects. Guided tours conform to the California State Visual Art Standards of Artistic Perception, Aesthetic Valuing, and Connections, Relationships, and Applications.

Guided tour includes: Museum tour only, approximately 60 min.

Program fee: $90 for 10–35 participants, $180 for 36–70 participants (fees are based on the total number of participants including chaperones).

Book your Guided Tour

All tour reservations, including self-guided groups, must register at least four weeks prior to their visit. If your group arrives at SJMA without a reservation, the Museum is unable to guarantee your group access to the Museum.

Prepare for your school's tour to SJMA

You’ve booked your tour of the San José Museum of Art! Now what? Prepare for your school’s tour by reading our pre-visit information package.


Education programs at the San José Museum of Art are made possible by lead support from California Arts Council; major support from Sally Lucas and the Leo M. Shortino Family Foundation; generous support from the Koret Foundation, KPMG, Worth and Andy Ludwick, SVCreates in partnership with Santa Clara County, Tech CU, and Daphne and Stuart Wells; additional support from the City of San Jose, Lucia Cha, and Priscilla Chou; and significant endowment support from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.

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