Tours

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Charles Courtney Curran  

Docent-led tours of our current exhibition,
Charles Courtney Curran: Seeking the Ideal,

are provided at The Frick Art Museum on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

The exhibition runs through February 1, 2015.

Tours may also be scheduled for groups. Visit our Group Tours page for more information.


Ongoing tours of Clayton

Experience art and history in a distinctive, memorable way with a docent-led tour of Clayton, the historic home of the Henry Clay Frick family (above), and/or The Frick Art Museum. These tours provide you with opportunities to view fine and decorative arts from the Renaissance to the present, as well as learn how the Frick family lived during the turn of the 20th century.

Preview a Clayton tour online:
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Life in the Gilded Age
Offered year-round

Clayton is an example of both the home of a wealthy Pittsburgh family and of late Victorian architecture and interior design. Visitors on the Life in the Gilded Age tour have the unique experience of learning about the Frick family, local history and Victorian social customs in the family's home, where more than 90% of the furniture and artifacts on display are original.


Cost:

Frick members: free
General admission: $12
Seniors and students: $10
Active duty military: $10
Children 16 and under: $6

Reservations: Strongly recommended
Contact: 412-371-0600

 

Group tours of Clayton
Offered year-round.

Group tour rates are available for 11 or more people. All large groups are divided into smaller groups of 8-10, which depart at ten-minute intervals to begin the tour. When groups are not touring Clayton, they may visit The Frick Art Museum, Greenhouse, or Museum Store.

Visit our Group Tours page for more information.


Ongoing Clayton tour specials

Clayton tours

Tuesdays: Purchase one Clayton admission, get one FREE

How does the Frick say thank you to loyal visitors and welcome new ones? All visitors who purchase one admission to Clayton on Tuesdays receive one admission of equal or lesser value for FREE.

Not good for groups of 11 or more.
Reservations are recommended. Call 412-371-0600.



Clayton tours   Thursdays: $5 tours for seniors

On Thursdays, senior citizens (62 and older) can tour Clayton for just $5 per person.

Not good for groups of 11 or more.
Reservations are recommended. Call 412-371-0600.

Book club  

Book Groups: Combine reading with a Clayton tour

Offered at the dates below, for groups of 4–10 people

Tour and discussion at 12:30, tea at The Café at 2:30 p.m.

The cold days of January, February and March are the perfect time to indulge in a good book and an afternoon with friends.

For a limited time we are offering a package price of $23 per person for a special tour of Clayton and a 30-minute book discussion, followed by afternoon tea at The Café. The maximum group size for this program is 10 people, as the book discussion takes place in Clayton’s gorgeous second floor library.

Afternoon tea includes a cup of Harney and Sons Fine Tea as well as the afternoon tea stand, which contains a plate of savory appetizers, a plate of house-made scones with English clotted cream and strawberry jam and a plate of mini desserts.

$23 members, non-members and guests. Fee includes tour, discussion and tea (including tax). Server gratuity is extra. Advance registration and  pre-payment required. Call 412-342-4091 or email camorose@TheFrickPittsburgh.org.

Please choose from the date and book choices below. 
Spaces will fill quickly, so please call 412-342-4091 to schedule your program today.

Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

Tuesday, January 27 - SORRY, PROGRAM FILLED

Saturday, February 8

Tuesday, March 10

Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland

Wednesday, January 21

Wednesday, February 11- SORRY, PROGRAM FILLED

Sunday, February 22 - SORRY, PROGRAM FILLED

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Sunday, January 25- SORRY, PROGRAM FILLED

Saturday, February 21

Wednesday, March 25 - SORRY, PROGRAM FILLED


Not part of a book club but interested in this program?

Public book tour and discussion:
The Age of Innocence
by Edith Wharton

Saturday, March 28

12:30–2:00 p.m.

Meet at the Orientation Center

Plan to join us on Saturday, March 28 for an Age of Innocence-themed tour of Clayton followed by a 30 minute book discussion afterward in the library at Clayton. Please note, this program does not include afternoon tea at The Café.

Groups of four or more are asked to please schedule an Age of Innocence program on one of the three dates listed in the package information above. $10 members, non-members and guests. Advance registration and  pre-payment required. Call 412-342-4091 or email amorose@TheFrickPittsburgh.org.


Docent-led tours of the permanent collection

Italian Gallery   Docent-led tours of the permanent collection at The Frick Art Museum are available by appointment.


Cost:

$5 per person.

Reservations: Please call to make reservation.
Contact: 412-371-0600