Formerly an rough-edged industrial neighborhood, the Lower West Side’s Chelsea neighborhood has become the epicenter of contemporary art in New York City. Meet your guide here on 10th Avenue to kick off a 3-hour walking tour of the area’s most important and emerging galleries.
As you stroll past converted warehouses and sleek shops, learn how the district outgrew its humble roots to become a glamorous gathering space for creatives. Visit several different galleries, including established names like Mary Boone and Matthew Marks, plus smaller boutiques and experimental pop-up spaces. Benefit from your guide’s deep knowledge of the local arts scene to visit some of the most interesting and important shows currently on display, with a fresh tour itinerary that varies from week to week.
Enjoy the intimate atmosphere of a small group tour of no more than six people, and feel free to ask all the questions you like for unique insight into the background and future trends of contemporary art in New York.