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US$ 53.34
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This is not a tour! It is an experience for you to not only meander around to learn about street art in Buenos Aires and see some amazing pieces, but then we go to the proper artist's cave of magic, and there in a short workshop we make ready for making our street art stamp on a public wall of Buenos Aires :) Are you ready?
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Palermo, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaThe exact location will be confirmed after booking, we work with artists from an amazing urban collective, and according to the day of the experience where we will meet and the wall we will make out art on :)
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    Today Buenos Aires proudly shows its streets intervened by artists. Urban art, street art, offers us a completely democratic fully colourful gallery under the open sky.. We will walk to see some impressive murals of Buenos Aires, learn about the artists behind them and then, inspired, we will leave our own artistic intervention on the walls of Buenos Aires, an attempt at permanence in an impermanent arena of contemporary art. What we’ll do It will be a very special graffiti workshop, under the open sky, during which you will make your own creative mark in Buenos Aires. First, we will find ourselves in an area of Buenos Aires where urban art is in full splendor. We will learn about its context in Argentina, some of its past and present and then teach the fundamental techniques and skills of graffiti, in order to make out own piece of Urban Art on a wall in the streets of Buenos Aires. After a little sketching, thinking and having fun, we will go to a specially prepared wall in the streets of Buenos Aires where we will leave our mark on Buenos Aires. Of course, we're going to share some Argentine mates while we do this, just like local argentine artists do. We will finish our experience in the first ever Gallery dedicated to promoting, exhibiting and selling street art in Buenos Aires where you will be left to relax, take in what has happened and enjoy a cold beer or cocktail. HIGHLIGHTS What we will include -Materials and art tools needed to make your street art intervention, the special wall to leave your artwork in Buenos Aires -The guidance of a contemporary top notch street artist -Exclusive access to the workshop where the street artists works preparing what will go up in the walls at nighttime -Class on urban art techniques -Walking Tour of Street Art -Mate to share -Authorization for the use of the wall (don´t worry, you won´t be prosecuted by the police) -Special discount prices for purchasing the street art contemporary artists work if you so desire. -Visit to the first ever Gallery dedicated to promoting, exhibiting and selling street art in Buenos Aires Age requirements There is no minimum age to participate. Participants can also bring their children under 2 years old. Where we will be In the City of Buenos Aires -No previous language experience is needed -This is mainly a walking tour, so please wear comfortable shoes -Bring all your questions and a mind eager to learn -Inclusions: one of the best urban artists in the local scene, in love with the city of Buenos Aires and knowledgeable about the art scene and its local artists will facilitate your experience. -A water bottle to keep hydrated is a great plus! But you can practice your Spanish skills to get one at a kiosque too!
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You'll end at
Palermo, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaThe exact location will be confirmed after booking, we work with artists from an amazing urban collective, and according to the day of the experience where we will meet and the wall we will make out art on :)
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Departure Point
Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • The best local street artist, in love with the city and the art scene will guide you
  • No drinks are included, but we can make stops for you to get some and we end at a great bar :)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lisa wrote a review Mar 2020
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My mum and I had a a great time on a private tour. Sofia was a great tour guide and gave many valuable insights into the history of both Buenos Aires and street art. Had a blast creating our own street art - was an easy process, and looked great afterwards. There was a bit of a
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Date of experience: February 2020
TrailBlazer507005 wrote a review May 2019
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Our family loved our MATE experience. Highly recommend for visitors or anyone looking for fun, unique, behind the scenes, authentic Buenos Aires experiences. Sofia, our tour guide, was personable, knowledgeable and a lovely individual. We can’t wait to return to Buenos Aires for
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Date of experience: April 2019
Response from matexperiences, Owner at Paint your first Graffiti in BA
Responded 5 Jun 2019
Thanks so much!!!! It was a pleasure hosting you and facilitating this unforgettable intervention on the walls of Buenos Aires, making it more beautiful and artsy! We will be waiting you for more matexperiences!
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Deborah A
Wonderful Walking Tour
My husband and I did a private walking tour of Palermo Soho and Palermo Hollywood with Sophia last month. Sophia
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Secret bar tour!
I had an amazing night with Sofia! Really got to experience some cool bars and the BA night life vibe and amazing b
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Fantastic Bar tour of BA!
My girlfriend and I visited BA in December and had a wonderful time. We were lucky to have met Sofia who is so frie
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Absolutely great & unforgettable night
I did the Secret Bars Tour. It was just an absolutely amazing and great night, unforgettable!!! Great drinks, great
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throw out your outdated guidebook - this is all you need!
Sophia brings her worldly charm, deep knowledge and love of Buenos Aires. Her International travel experience and e
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Insightful and delightful Walking Tour
With Sofia as a great, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, the walking Tour through Palermo Soho was really wonde
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Unforgettable experience
I had absolutely an amazing day tour with Mateexperience. I can say it was the best day during my time in BA! It wa
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Interesting drink
Argentinians are crazy about mate - it is a must, everybody drinks it every day and you will see people carrying sp
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Authentic & Insightful BA tour
Our tour with Sofia was a real experience: she explained Argentina/BA history, culture and people through street ar
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It is very common that you share a MATE when you go to a park or local houses. You won't find them at stores, it is
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Hans M
la bebida por excelencia en argentina, great place to chat and to share, I liked it a lot, a great experience
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Great tour of Palermo Hollywood
I wanted a tour of this barrio from an insider and this tour didn’t disappoint. Natalie showed us a number of amazi
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Best trip planning ever!
We contacted Sofia to provide us some clues for our first trip to Buenos Aires. But she was waaaay more than that.
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See the city like a local!!
We all know the difference between seeing a city like a tourist and seeing it with a friend. Our private tour of Bu
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My Tour with Sofia was absolutely lovely. You get to see the real parts of the city, really easy going and it is im
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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