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Visitor Policies

​​Requirements for a Fun and Safe Visit

The health and well-being of our visitors, staff, and campus community is our priority and we continue to follow government and university guidance to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19. 

General Museum Visits:​

  • DPAM will no longer require proof of vaccination to enter our building.
  • Masks are highly encouraged for visitors, but are no longer mandatory for entry. All DPAM staff is also highly encouraged to wear masks when interacting with guests.

Group Visits and In-Person Programs

DPAM welcomes groups for tours and collection visits and hosts both in-person and virtual public programs.  We require that all classes register with museum staff at least two weeks prior to your planned visit. Please complete our Group Visit Request Form or contact to schedule your visit. More information about teaching with the museum, both online and in-person, can be found here​.

Coat and Bag C​​heck

DPAM's coat and bag check has reopened! The following items are NOT allowed in the museum: bags and purses larger than 13 x 17 x 4 in., backpacks of any kind (including backpack baby carriers), shopping bags, food, beverages of any kind (including water), or art materials other than pencil and paper. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. 


DPAM's beloved publications and tote bags are for sale at the front desk and, while not required, donations are always welcome! We offer cashless and contactless payment methods, thanks to PayPal. DPAM front desk staff will be happy to help you with any transactions while onsite. Or, all of our publications can still be purchased online through our distributor.

Photography, Food, Etc.

Non-flash photography is encouraged. Share your experience and tag @DePaulArtMuseum on your favorite social media platform.

There is no food or drink allowed in the galleries. Visitors must use pencils, not pens, if taking notes. (Pencils provided at the front desk) No pets other than service animals are allowed in the galleries. Please do not touch the artwork or run in the galleries.​