Public Tours

Individuals, or groups of 10 or fewer people, can take guided public tours of the Nasher Museum’s exhibitions. Public tours are offered Thursdays at 6 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Tours are free of charge, except for ticketed exhibitions. Ticketed exhibition tours have a small additional fee to the ticket price. Tours last approximately one hour. No reservations necessary.

Group Tours

Groups of 11 or more can arrange private guided tours at any time during open museum hours. Please contact Liz Peters at or at 919-684-1169 for prices and arrangements.

Family Guide

Families! On your next visit, enjoy our new Family Guide, a short interactive gallery companion available for families and young visitors. The guide connects visitors with works of art in the Nasher Museum’s permanent collection, provides additional information, and suggests fun gallery activities. There are also ideas for extending the fun at home! Family Guides are available at the front desk.


Audio Guides

Audio guides are available online and in person for most exhibitions.

College and University Tours

The museum’s academic program staff work closely with faculty, students and other university groups to design tours that complement classes and research interests. Tours can explore exhibitions or visit Study Storage to experience works of art up close.

To discuss College/University tours, contact Marianne Wardle, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs, Head of Education & Interpretation, at or 919-684-5203, or Ellen Raimond, Assistant Curator of Academic Initiatives, at or 919-684-8067.

Find ideas for possible tours on our Faculty Resources page, learn more about current and upcoming exhibitions and explore our permanent collection online.

Reflections: Alzheimer’s Tours

Tours are one part of the Reflections Program at the Nasher Museum. Reflections tours are for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, or related dementia, and their care partners. Each tour includes a guided exploration and discussion of artwork in the current exhibitions. Tours may also include an art making activity or live music in the galleries. Learn more about the Reflections Program.


Reflections tours are now available to the general public on the fourth Tuesday of every month. There is no fee for these tours. Reservations must be made in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at or call 919-684-8816 to book a tour.


Reflections tours are available to the general public on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Individuals with Alzheimer’s and their care partners who are not visiting in a group may reserve a spot on these public tours. Reservations must be made at least a week in advance. Please contact Brittany Halberstadt at or register online to book a public Reflections tour.


Reflections: The Nasher Museum Alzheimer’s Program is made possible by Stefanie and Doug Kahn in honor of their fathers, Donald Schneider and Mike Kahn, and the Carlyle Adams Foundation.