Tour the Museum

Experience GRAM your way. We offer drop-in gallery chats, virtual tours, and more.

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Guided Tours

GRAM offers many different ways for groups of 8 people or more to experience the Museum’s collections and stunning exhibitions. Choose from either a self-guided experience or a guided tour led by one of our highly dedicated and knowledgeable docents.

Tours can be adjusted for any age level. Groups can also choose to add optional activities to their visit such as art-making workshops and a space to eat lunch, based on availability. Groups receive discounted group admission.

Discounted Group Pricing



62 & Older




Small Children
5 & Under


Group Leader


Optional workshops are an additional $50 per 25 people.

Scheduling Your Group

Tours last approximately one hour and an optional workshop runs for 45 minutes. These durations can be adjusted to better fit your group’s need upon request. All tours and workshops can be scheduled during regular museum hours.

Available tour themes include: 

  • Highlights of all exhibitions on view 
  • Special exhibition tour 
  • Exploring colors in art 
  • Understanding abstract color 
  • Michigan art and artists 
  • Women in art 
  • Sightseeing journey
  • Portraits

If you are interested in bringing your group to GRAM, please contact us a minimum of two weeks prior to your desired tour date at or 616.831.2930.

Private Group Transportation 

Group transportation to the museum is available through a variety of providers including GOGO Charters, National Charter Bus, and Detroit Charter Bus Company.

Drop-in Gallery Chats

Drop in to GRAM and explore the galleries with one of our dedicated docents to learn about the Museum’s collection and rotating exhibitions. 

For more information on drop-in tours, explore our calendar of upcoming events or contact

Virtual Tours

If your group is unable to visit the Museum in person, virtual tours are available to explore GRAM remotely.

Using Zoom or Microsoft Teams, follow along with a GRAM Docent on a tour through the galleries. Group leaders can choose the theme for the tour, which can highlight a specific exhibition, type of artwork, or a topic of interest for the group.

Virtual tour guests can ask questions and share their comments throughout the tour to create an interactive experience.

Virtual tours can accommodate groups of 2 or more people and are a flat fee of $50 for an hour tour.

If you are interested in a virtual group tour of GRAM, please contact our Group Experience Manager a minimum of two weeks prior to your desired tour date at or 616.831.2930 to select a day and time, and which virtual platform would be best for the group.