Museum of International Folk Art has tour guides like no other.
Museum of International Folk Art has tour guides like no other.

MOIFA Tours 

Walk-in Tours - Back On-Site!

 Our docents open up the world of folk art and the history of the museum to you. Docent Walk-in tours are back onsite, but remain limited. Tours are offered at 10:30am on Wednesdays-Mondays, and Thursdays at 2pm.

Docent tours with ASL interpretation are offered on the first Sunday of the month at 12 pm. Please confirm ASL interpretation needs with at least 3 days of advance notice to Patricia Sigala at: 

Please confirm ahead the day’s tours by calling the museum front desk at 505-476-1204.

For self-guided onsite visits, explore our online gallery guides below:

 Virtual Tour: Celebrate 70 "Folk Art Focus on Five"

SEPTEMBER 26, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Celebrate 70 years of the Museum of International Folk Art! It’s our birthday and we invite you to join us virtually. Want to know more about MOIFA’s Girard Wing with its 10,000 pieces of vibrantly colored and fantastically arranged folk art from dozens of countries? Here’s an opportunity to tour or re-tour—virtually—this massive folk art installation from the comfort of your home or hotel with fantastic MOIFA docents. The five “stop” tour lasts about 45 minutes. Please note tour runs on Mountain Time! Register for the zoom below:

Reserved Group Tours 

Are you a group of ten or more? If you would like to schedule a docent-led tour for your group, please contact Dawn at 505-476-1207 or, at least one month prior to the date of your visit. Please be aware our group tours are very limited at this time and cannot be guaranteed. Tours for very large groups are not available at this time, please schedule ahead for your group rate for your self-guided group.

Educational Groups | Guided or Self-guided Visits 2023-2024

Providing educational exhibit-focused tours for all age groups exploring art and cultures from around the world. All our scheduled school tours and visits are FREE of charge for educational groups. You may plan to visit MOIFA in a group of up to two classrooms per visit. Guided school group tours may be scheduled from September 20th through May 2024.

Please visit our For Educators page for additional details and request a visit. 

You will receive a confirmation email with your school’s scheduled time and date. For questions: please contact Patricia Sigala at 505-476-1212 or e-mail

 More Online Tours and Exhibits:

There are no scheduled docent orientations at this time.

Please check back in 2024!

For more information about our docent program: Contact Dawn at 505-476-1207 or