Museum Tours & Workshops - Guild Hall

Museum Tours & Workshops

Guild Hall’s exhibitions provide the perfect platform for learning about the arts through works on view and access to the artists who create and/or curate them. Guided museum tours & workshops are available for school & student groups, adult and/or senior groups, and businesses/organizations. Additionally, self-guided tours are available through the use of our Family ARTivity Guides and GESSO Audio guides.

For details on tours offered, please see the information below, or contact The Patti Kenner Senior Associate for Learning & Public Engagement, Anthony Madonna at amadonna@guildhall.org.

Guild Hall Museum Admission is always free thanks to Dime Community Bank and Landscape Details.

School & Student Group Tours

REGISTRATION: $150.00 PER VISITING GROUP

Curated specifically for teachers and students, this museum tour and adjoining workshop offers an intimate space to freely observe the work on view, discuss student observations and the history & craft of the specific artists, and immediately transfer that learning to an artist led workshop. Visits last between an hour to ninety-minutes (depending on grade level and project), and are led by Education staff and a guest Teaching Artist.

To schedule a tour, please contact The Patti Kenner Senior Associate for Learning & Public Engagement, Anthony Madonna at amadonna@guildhall.org.

Adult and/or Senior Group Tours

REGISTRATION: $150.00 PER VISITING GROUP

A guided tour of Guild Hall’s exhibitions for up to 30 people. This fully led tour invites visitors to delve into our exhibits – looking closely and discussing works on view. Tours last about an hour, and are led by the Lewis B. Cullman Associate Curator for Learning & Public Engagement and Education Staff.

To schedule a tour, please contact The Lewis B. Cullman Associate Curator for Learning & Public Engagement, Casey Dalene at cdalene@guildhall.org.  

Business/Organization Tours

REGISTRATION: $250.00 PER VISITING GROUP

The Museum Director and Curators offer an in-depth tour for up to 30 people. This fully led tour offers a scholarly insight into the work and practice of each exhibiting artist, as well as a history of the Guild Hall Museum.

To schedule a tour, please contact Museum Director/Chief Curator, Christina Strassfield at museum@guildhall.org at least three weeks in advance of your visit.

Self Guided Tours

The Family ARTivity Guide encourages families of all ages to collectively explore the Guild Hall galleries. Using the guide as a prompt to observe and discuss the works on view, families will be introduced to various ways of engaging with the work, like drawing, discussing, writing, and even dancing! Family ARTivity Guides are available onsite at Guild Hall, or digitally available to complete at home with our Matterport tours.

The GESSO Audio Guides are available to all patrons through the free iphone or android app., Gesso. The Guide is voiced by both the exhibiting artists and curator, focusing on several key works in the exhibition. The guide is available for all Guild Hall Spring, Summer, and Fall exhibitions.