Plan Your Visit

Welcome back to Flaten Art Museum (FAM), whenever you’re comfortable visiting us. Our galleries will open Friday, March 5, to current students, staff, and faculty with precautions in place.

The specific actions we’re taking to protect museum visitors and staff are outline below. we will carefully and continually monitor the efficacy of these guidelines and make further adjustments as needed. We look forward to seeing you, safely, in the galleries.

Current Museum Hours – Updated Spring 2021

  • Monday-Friday: 10-5 p.m., open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays
  • Saturday-Sunday: 12 p.m.-4:00 p.m
  • To schedule a class visit outside these hours, email Jane Becker Nelson
  • Closed during college breaks and summer
  • Our galleries will be open to the public on Saturday, May 29, 10am–3pm; limit 15 people per gallery


Admission is free, as always.

Entrance, Directions, Parking

FAM is located on the Main Floor of the Center for Art and Dance in the Granskou Complex at St. Olaf College. Click here for Google Maps directions. Free parking is available in the nearby Buntrock Center parking lot.

Visitor Safety

FAM requires face masks for visitors and staff.

Social distancing is required. Please stay at least 6 feet away from other visitors at all times. We will monitor all public spaces to facilitate social distancing and have installed signage to encourage and remind visitors to practice social distancing.

To allow for proper social distancing, we will allow 10 visitors at a time.

Health Etiquette
Please wash and/or sanitize your hands before and after entering the galleries.
Sanitizer is available at the doors.

Tours and Groups
Class visits are encouraged, but must be limited to less than 10 people until further notice.

Increased Cleanliness
Implementation of cleaning risk mitigation strategies and disinfection of public spaces and frequently touched surfaces is an elevated priority. Custodial staff will focus on frequently touched surfaces, museum attendants will sanitize shared workstations, and HVAC ventilation will be increased.