Lower East Side Street Art walking tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

672738


Categories

Adventure / Active, City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Discover art in a historic neighborhood!


The historic Lower East Side is rapidly changing. One part of that change today is a massive art scene, from street art to murals to galleries! Over the course of this 2-hour walk, we will some of the most iconic street art spots in New York, as your guide explains the history & evolution of this unique art-form. It will change the way you look at the streets of New York!

Itinerary

On this 2-hour walking tour, your guide will show you the coolest street art in the area. There will be plenty of opportunity for photos, while we travel from the East Village to Nolita to Little Italy and SoHo.

As we walk these streets, your guide will explain the origins & evolution of the graffiti art-form. We will discuss the different techniques. Most importantly, your guide will help you find the best of the ever-changing street art scene there. You will see dozens of unique and colorful pieces, of all sizes and types: traditional graffiti, massive murals, wheatpaste, & much more. You will see pieces from street artists such as Invader, Eduardo Kobra, Shepard Fairey, Tristan Eaton, & others. You will see pieces from the ambitious, recently-completed 100 Gates Project, which paired street artists with small businesses to beautify the area's roll-down gates.

This is a leisurely tour, comfortable for all-ages. Perfect for photographers or those interested in learning about street art.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Address or Intersection, Suggested by Guide: 49 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012

Duration: 2 hours

Transportation

Walking tour.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Estimated Local Cash Needed

No cash is needed for this tour

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses

Restrictions

All tours are designed for exploration on foot, the truly local way to experience NYC, using public transit or Uber where needed. A driver to the starting location can be arranged on request, if absolutely necessary, or I can accompany you in your vehicle.

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    Tour Price

    250 USD(for up to 10 people) (duration: 2 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    672738


    Categories

    Adventure / Active, City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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