School Tours

School Tours at the Nevada Museum of Art are designed to be interactive, age appropriate and can be constructed to accommodate a variety of curricular areas.

  • School Tours require advance reservations and should be requested at least four weeks in advance
  • Tours are available on a first-come, first-served basis and can be filled to capacity as far as three months in advance.
  • It is recommended that you request your tour as early as possible to secure a reservation.
  • A confirmation notice will be sent to you via e-mail within 2 weeks of your tour request.
  • It is recommended that teachers view the exhibits prior to the class visit.
  • Washoe County and Douglas County School District receive free busing.


School Tours are made possible by support from:

Clarence and Martha Jones Family Foundation; Roxie and Azad Joseph Foundation; Dorothy Lemelson; Marshall R. Matley Foundation; Nell J. Redfield Foundation; Jack Van Sickle Foundation; Wells Fargo

Guided Tours

Docent guided tours are interactive and designed to accommodate specific age groups. Tours can include architecture, the permanent collection and/or the feature exhibit. Feature exhibit tours are very popular!

  • Ages: Grades K through 12
  • Cost: $3 per student
  • Days: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Time: Tours begin as early as 10:15 am
  • Tour Size: A minimum of 10 students, not to exceed 60 students per visit. One chaperone per 10 students must accompany students at all times.
  • Tour Length: 1 hour
  • Homeschools, Youth Groups, and Camps: Please contact Jacque Dawson to inquire about tour options.
  • View Current Exhibitions

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Dose of Art Tour and Workshop Experience

The Dose of Art Tour and Workshop Experience includes an hour-long interactive tour followed by a related studio art project. The Dose of Art program is only available when feature exhibitions are on display. Openings for this program are limited to one group per day.

  • Ages: Grades 3 through 6
  • Cost: $5 per student
  • Days: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Time: Tours begin as early as 10:15 am
  • Tour Size: A minimum of 10 students, not to exceed 60 students per visit. One chaperone per 10 students must accompany students at all times.
  • Tour Length: 2 hours
  • Homeschools, Youth Groups, and Camps: Please contact Jacque Dawson to inquire about tour and workshop options.
  • View Current Exhibitions

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Guided and Self-Guided Tours for University and College Students

College and university groups are welcome to request guided or self-guided tours, as well as permission to sketch in the galleries. Classes that do not pre-register or schedule their visit in advance will be charged full admission price.

  • Cost: $3 per student
  • Days: Wednesday – Sunday
  • Time: Tours begin as early as 10:15 am
  • Tour Size: Minimum of 10 students
  • Tour Length: 1 hour
  • View Current Exhibitions

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CONTACT
Jacque Dawson
Nell J. Redfield School Services Manager
775.398.7253

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