Spend the day indulged in the art from across the globe. Start your day with a quaint tour exploring the art galleries on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. This elegant neighborhood is host to galleries tucked into townhouses and former mansions, which showcase 19th and 20th century art through contemporary. Enjoy a lecture about exciting exhibitions, as well as insight into the inner workings of the art business. Gallery highlights include post-war and contemporary art such as Levy-Gorvy, Gagosian, Venus Over Manhattan, Acquavella and Skarstedt.
Following your gallery tour, you’ll head to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This tour features highlights of the permanent collection and dives into historic exhibits from Ancient Greece and Rome, 16th-18th century European masterworks.
After the Met, your journey continues downtown in Chelsea. Chelsea boasts the greatest concentration of galleries anywhere. Situated in formerly industrial spaces, they feature the work of cutting-edge and established artists. Enjoy a lecture about the exhibitions as well as insight into the art business and collecting.
- Museum spaces in the neighborhood such as the Met Breuer or Institute for the Study of the Ancient World can also be included depending on the guests’ interests (additional cost for entrance fees might be incurred).
- This tour can be from 2.5 hours to 4 hours depending on how long the guests want to explore. (adjust times)
- This tour is not available on Sundays and Mondays as most galleries are closed on those days.
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