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New York City Graffiti & Street Art 2-Hour Walking Tour

Product ID: 50950
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Discover the exciting world of graffiti taggers and street artists on a walking tour of Brooklyn. See some of the most incredible murals in NYC while learning about contemporary urban artists, their lifestyle, and the forms and mediums they employ.
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover incredible murals in NYC's top district for urban art
  • Learn about the personalities, quirks, and backgrounds of globetrotting innovators
  • See the various styles and forms used, including stencils, murals, and wheatpaste posters
Full description
There is more awareness than ever before about the imaginative artists who bring walls, buildings, and even entire neighborhoods to life with their vibrant creations. Join this 2-hour walking tour in Bushwick, Brooklyn to see fascinating works by globetrotting innovators.

You’ll be shown artistic murals large and small as you explore streets pulsating with creative energy, in a district rapidly becoming a world-renowned center of street art, as well as New York City's graffiti cultural locus.

During the walk you’ll be immersed in the culture and lifestyle of today's urban artists, who hail from as far away as Europe, South America, and even Asia. Learn about the top contemporary artists and their quirky personalities, and find out just how much people have been willing to pay for their work.

Discover the different styles and forms of the trade, which include murals, wheatpaste posters, tags, and stencils. Learn about the techniques employed and how they have developed and evolved over time.

This is the perfect tour if you want to learn more about this exploding phenomenon, or if you simply would like to see for yourself the very best street art New York City has to offer.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
Please bring comfortable and weather-appropriate clothing and shoes, bottled water, and your camera.

Note that the tour takes place in Brooklyn. Subway travel time from much of Midtown or Lower Manhattan can be as much as 30 minutes.

In NYC's top street art district there is currently no work by Banksy.

From US$ 32 per person

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Product ID: 50950