Thru Sept. 4, 2016!
AVAM's latest exhibition champions the radiant and transformative power of HOPE, and features work by 25+ visionary artists, among them many "super survivors" of enormous personal traumas.
Welcome to Fantastic Art!
The American Visionary Art Museum is a perfect destination for your school's field trip or group outing. We have a variety of exhibitions and educational offerings that will make your day at the museum an unforgettable experience! Take a look through our handy group visit information below, or contact our Group Visits Coordinator, Sara Pike: firstname.lastname@example.org, or 410-244-1900 x216 if you have any questions. Thanks and we look forward to helping you plan your group's visit to AVAM!
American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Tuesday–Sunday, 10am-6pm. Closed Mondays.
After submitting your Group Visit Request Form: you will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours. You will also receive a packet and letter from AVAM in the mail a few weeks prior to your visit that contains important Museum information and policies for your Group.
Yes. We request at least one month notice in order to best prepare for your visit.
Please see our Group Admission Prices above.
The museum can accommodate groups of 10 to 80 students.
You need at least one chaperone for every ten students over the age of 8. If your students are younger than 8 years old, you will need one chaperone for every five students. Chaperones must accompany their students at all times while on the museum's campus.
Yes! You may request a docent for your visit, and we will do our very best to provide one. Please note that our amazing docents are volunteers and are unable to provide tours for every group that places a request.
No. AVAM is designed to be self-guided. We have provided extensive wall text, scavenger hunts for students and information about our artists on the walls throughout the galleries.
Yes! Workshops must be scheduled in advance, and are available for K-12 students Tuesday-Friday. Workshop sessions are offered at 10:15AM, 11:15AM, 1:15PM or 2:15PM and each session runs for about 1 hour. The cost for a workshop is $2 per student. At this time, we can only accommodate groups of 10-60 students for a workshop. Please contact our Group Visits Coordinator to schedule your workshop – email@example.com or 410-244-1900 x216.
No. Chaperones may not participate in the workshops unless prior arrangements have been made.
Yes! Weather permitting, we recommend bringing a picnic and blankets to eat on Federal Hill. During colder months, please ask our Education Coordinator about making arrangements for students to have lunch indoors. Prior arrangements must be made.
No. AVAM requests groups to leave all bags, backpacks and lunches on their bus. Unfortunately we do not have a secure place to store these items inside the museum.
AVAM accepts cash, check or charge (Visa, Mastercard & Discover). For groups, we need one payment transaction on the day of your visit. To arrange pre-payment, please contact our Group Visits Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-244-1900 x216.
Yes. Students are welcome to explore Sideshow in groups of 10 or less. A chaperone must accompany students in the gift shop and keep a watchful eye.