School Tours

School tour or Donald Sultan  Dead Plant November 1, 1988, 1988  Tar and latex paint on canvas  108 1/8 x 144 1/4 inches  Acquired in 1989  Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Museum purchase made possible by a grant from The Burnett Foundation


 

All tour requests must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance. Please use the guided or self-guided forms below to request your tour date. 

We welcomes student groups FREE of charge for docent-guided and self-guided tours of the permanent collection, special exhibitions, and the architecture of the museum.  

Title 1 schools are eligible for reimbursement of up to $250 per tour. Funds will be reimbursed to the school after the tour has been completed and a tour evaluation has been received by the Modern. Reimbursement funds for school tours are made possible by a generous grant from the Walton Family Foundation and are available to Title 1 schools on a first-come, first-served basis to be used exclusively for direct costs related to substitute teachers and transportation to and from the Modern.

Docent-Guided School Tours

Please note that October and November are FULLY BOOKED for school tours.

Docent-led tours are a great way to introduce your students to modern and contemporary art. Museum-trained docents offer dynamic interaction with the works on view, providing insight into the ideas and techniques behind the art. 

  • Docent-guided tours are limited to 10–60 students per hour; one chaperone with every 10 students
  • All tour requests must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance. Please check bus availability, testing dates, and holidays before scheduling a visit.  
  • Tours can focus on the permanent collection, special exhibition, and/or architecture of the museum.  
  • Please select three potential dates for your visit. If those options are unavailable, we will contact you via email to arrange a different date and time.

Please fill out the Tour Request Form

Please email the education department if you have any questions.

Self-Guided School Tours

Self-guided tours are offered during regular museum hours. Advance notice is requested to ensure a successful visit. 

  • Tour requests must be submitted at least three weeks in advance. Please check bus availability, testing dates, and holidays before scheduling a visit.  
  • We can accommodate up to 60 students per hour; one chaperone with every 10 students.
  • Participants should honor social distancing protocol with other museum guests and yield to docent tours. 

Please fill out the Tour Request Form

Please email the education department if you have any questions.