Join us for a live, forty-five-minute virtual tour that brings people together for close looking and conversations focused on a current exhibition. Tours are free, interactive experiences held on Zoom. A New Museum teaching fellow will share exclusive digital content and introduce themes, artworks, behind-the-scenes insights, and questions for consideration related to the exhibition. Upcoming dates and times are listed on our events calendar.
New Museum 2021–2022 Teaching Fellow Sumeja Tulic (b. 1985, Tripoli, Libya) leads public and private tours of the exhibition. Tulic is a writer and photographer living and working in New York City. She was a Magnum Foundation Human Rights and Photography fellow (2014) and is currently in the Whitney Independent Study Program. Her writing has appeared in the British Journal of Photography, Hyperallergic, Brooklyn Rail, and Degree Critical. Tulic holds an MFA in Writing and Criticism from the School of Visual Arts; an MA in Journalism from CUNY Graduate School of Journalism; and a BA in Law and an MA in Human Rights and Democracy from the University of Sarajevo and the University of Bologna.
Education and Public Engagement teaching staff lead live, participatory, virtual tours of New Museum exhibitions. Inquiry-based tours promote close looking, critical thinking, and multiple access points to connect with themes in the exhibition. Tours can be tailored to reflect specific themes and/or curricula.
Virtual tours are free for K-12 public schools and community partners. Tours for private schools, colleges, and universities are $125. All other private groups are $150. Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. For more information and to schedule a tour, please complete a tour request form. The New Museum’s Education and Public Engagement team will follow up to confirm availability and tour details.
In-person guided tours of New Museum exhibitions are led by Museum teaching staff during open hours and last for forty-five minutes to an hour. For more information about scheduling a tour for your high school or college class, or corporate, tourist, or other special group, please refer to the Guided Tours section of our Visit page.
Self-guided group visits are available for instructors and outside tour operators who wish to gather and/or lecture in the galleries during open hours. If your group will be viewing the exhibition without a lecture, or if members of your group will be moving independently throughout the galleries, please refer to the Non-Guided Tours section of our Visit page.
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