Art Galleries of Chelsea Tour

What to expect
  • Explore the Chelsea gallery scene with an art world insider during a 3-hour walking tour
  • Learn about the rise of Chelsea as an art destination and the people behind it
  • Visit several neighborhood galleries ranging from the established to the emerging
  • Expand your knowledge of art and discover one of NYC's hippest and trendiest neighborhoods
Looking to brush up on the NYC art scene? Then consider this colorful find the picture of good fortune!

You'll be walking the streets of trendy Chelsea, where you'll explore the thriving gallery scene alongside either an artist or an art critic (and usually both), enjoying a rare inside look. Your guide on this adventure will offer both historical and contemporary insights into NYC arts, particularly discussing some of the mavens and movements that have made it what it is today.

You'll learn all about how a neighborhood of depots and auto shops became a target for the market savvy, who looked upon these spacious and industrial interiors as the perfect place to set up their trade. You'll also hear all about how the rise of Chelsea has impacted the art world at large.

Of course, no gallery tour would be complete without a visit to a few galleries! During this tour, you'll visit several, including staples such as Metro Pictures and Paula Cooper, and several younger, exciting establishments thriving on Chelsea's fringes.

Talk about painting the town!

Note: There is a 2 person minimum to book this activity and a 6 person maximum. Please inform vendor of any mobility concerns.
Key Highlights
Price $85.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a 85% refund.

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