Group Tours

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center seeks to foster meaningful experiences around the art in its permanent collection and special exhibitions by providing guided tours.

School Groups:

Your students don’t need to travel to Manhattan to see exceptional art! Tours and gallery activities at the Art Center can be designed to correspond with specific classroom curriculum, and all tours are highly interactive and inquiry-based. Programs are free of charge, and should be reserved at least three weeks in advance by calling 845-437-7745 or emailing Margaret Vetare (

Adult Groups:

From senior centers and social clubs to lifetime learners and regional travelers—we aim to provide your group with an engaging tour of the Art Center. Please reserve a tour date at least three weeks in advance by calling 845-437-7745 or emailing Margaret Vetare ( Tours for community groups are free of charge. For commercial tour groups there is a booking fee of $50.

Self-Guided Tours:

Individuals and adult groups are welcome to tour the galleries on their own. Advance notice is appreciated for groups.


Mon Closed
Tue 10am-5pm
Wed 10am-5pm
Thu 10am-9pm
Fri 10am-5pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm

Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, and from Dec. 22 through Jan. 15.

Print Room - Students & Public

Wed 3pm-5pm
Fri 2pm-4pm

Otherwise by appointment.

Late Nights

The Art Center stays open late Thursdays 5-9pm. Enjoy extended gallery hours in an enlivened atmosphere with creative happenings every week.


Admission is free and open to the public. All galleries are wheelchair accessible.

Group visits are welcome. To schedule a reservation, please contact:

Coordinator of Public Education and Information

(845) 437-7745


The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

124 Raymond Ave Box 703
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
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Main office

(845) 437-5237
(845) 437-5955 (Fax)

Information Line

(845) 437-5632