The BMA is excited to welcome your students for a tour.

Enjoy an interactive guided tour of the Baltimore Museum of Art that connects your students to art, creativity, and critical thinking. Each tour will highlight exciting works from across the Museum. All tours include art from around the world made by artists who are Black, Indigenous, people of color, women, or from other historically underrepresented groups. 

All tours for students are free.

If your school budget allows, please consider making a suggested donation of $2 per student. All donations support the educational mission of the BMA.

Learn More About Our Tours

Close Encounters

Sign your class up for this six-visit program full of discussion and art-making. Close Encounters is available to Baltimore City Public Schools 4th graders.

Literacy through Art

Connect your ELA curriculum to art in this program for Baltimore County Public Schools pre-K and kindergarteners.

Virtual Visits

Tours are available for pre-K through university students. Elementary students play, observe, consider new perspectives, and express themselves. Older students analyze big ideas and make connections to their world.

On-Site Tours

Available for pre-K through university students, tours of BMA collections and exhibitions combine close looking with interactive discussion. Tour themes for younger students include nature, feelings, stories in art, portraits, and play. Older students explore identity, power, and care & community.

Tours & Group Visits

Small groups are always welcome to lead their own tours at the BMA.

School Tour Resources

Teacher's Guides

Browse our teacher's guides for even more classroom lessons and activities.

Visitor Information

Review our visitor information to help prepare your students for what to expect when visiting the museum.


Art-to-Go is a monthly activity designed to provide teachers with a fun, free resource for the classroom. Published from October to May.