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School Tours



Give your students an artful experience. Bring your class to the MIA!

For tour ideas of the museum’s permanent collection, view a selection of tour topics. School groups may also take tours of special exhibitions FREE of admission charges. Reservations are required for all school groups. Tour times fill up quickly, so please plan in advance.

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We look forward to seeing you and your students at the MIA!

EDUCATION SUPPORTERS:   Ameriprise Financial logo    Friends of the Institute Logo

Friends Transportation Fund

The Friends Transportation Fund covers transportation costs for approximately 3,000 Twin Cities children each year, enabling them to visit the museum for educational tours.

Twin Cities schools serving grades K–8 can now apply for the 2014–2015 school year. To be considered for funding, please complete the application and submit it no later than Wednesday, October 1, 2014. Questions? Contact Friends of the Institute for more information at (612) 870-3045 or