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On this 2-hour tour, you’ll visit approximately seven to eight exhibitions, seeing and discussing the most important shows of the moment in variety of media. Visit the most important and talked about exhibitions of the moment in Chelsea - the heart of New York's international gallery scene. With exhibitions changing every five to six weeks, there is always something new to see. Your itinerary will include a range of galleries for an energizing mix of artwork in different media by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists.

Your tour guide’s art tours have been featured in The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler magazine, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Tennis Channel, Conde Nast Traveler, The Mandarin Oriental, and Philadelphia Magazine and she will put together an itinerary that will take you to the most talked-about art exhibitions of the moment.

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Visit Chelsea's contemporary art galleries with a professional art critic and writer on this 2-hour tour in New York City. Make your way through 7 or 8 exhibitions, chosen by your guide as the most important and talked-about shows of the moment. Take advantage of your guide's in-depth knowledge of the art scene in New York and beyond; ask as many questions as you like. Galleries and exhibits visited will change on a regular basis according to your guide's expertise.
  • See the best of contemporary art in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood
  • Led by a professional art critic and writer
  • Galleries and exhibits change on a regular basis
  • Get a true insider's view of the NYC art scene
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great experience!

Merrily exceeded my expectations. She was so knowledgeable, but also warm and friendly. I thoroughly enjoyed the art gallery tour, and would highly recommend it to anyone.

Thank jill a
Reviewed 11 June 2018
Insights, variety and fun

There is probably no better way to discover the art scene in New York than a guided tour with Merrily. She carefully selected a variety of arts - air sculptures, paintings, computer art, photography, sand art, plastic art and more - which made the tour...More

Thank rlc356
Reviewed 1 June 2018
Merrilyn kerr made this tour so wonderful

Merrilyn is an art major and a art teacher and has deep knowledge of the gallery scene in New York. She has been doing this a longtime so she was able to talk about the artists, the galleries and the evolution of the scene over...More

Thank cheryl t
Reviewed 16 May 2018
Great way to discover

Very enjoyable way to spend the morning. Merrily was engaging, knowledgeable, and approachable. She allowed us to see New York's art district like we likely wouldn't have on our own. She gave us an idea of what's going on in the neighbourhood, as well. Highly...More

1  Thank RANDOMtom
Reviewed 7 May 2018
Enlightening and enjoyable guided tour through Chelsea contemporary art galleries

Merrily is an excellent guide, she was calm and engaging and incredibly knowledgable. She chose great shows and made them even more interesting by adding background information about the artist and the works and engaging in conversation if we had questions. It was a delightful...More

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6 August 2018|
Response from jill a | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. We did it with 7 people and it seems like 10 should be the max, since there is only one guide and there’s a lot of walking.
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