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Chelsea Contemporary Art Tour with NYC Professional Art Critic

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Overview
Benefit from a guided tour of the top contemporary art galleries in Chelsea to find the best artworks among the many options in New York City. See seven or eight exhibitions that are chosen by your guide, a professional art critic and writer who knows where to find the must-see shows of the moment. Galleries and exhibits visited will change on a regular basis according to your guide's expertise.
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Chelsea
Chelsea, New York, NY, USADeparture Point: Chelsea, NYC (exact location will be confirmed one week prior to tour via email) Address: Tours meet in a different location in Chelsea for each tour, and will be confirmed by email in the week prior to the tour
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    Chelsea
    Stop: 2 hours -
    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.
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Chelsea
Chelsea, New York, NY, USADeparture Point: Chelsea, NYC (exact location will be confirmed one week prior to tour via email) Address: Tours meet in a different location in Chelsea for each tour, and will be confirmed by email in the week prior to the tour
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Highlights
  • Hear detailed commentary about the art scene in New York
  • See works by both famous and lesser-known artists
  • Save time by traveling with a guide who knows the galleries in depth
  • Find out about the latest trends in New York City's ever-changing art world
Important Information
Departure Point
Chelsea, New York, NY, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local tour guide
  • All taxes and fees
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tours take place rain or shine and meets in a different specified gallery location for each tour
  • Your tour guide is licensed by New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs as a tour guide and is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA USA)
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Clara R wrote a review Mar 2020
48 contributions35 helpful votes
Very well run, Merrily selects the most important and interesting exhibitions of Chelsea. She gives you insights about every artist and is able to explain the importance and meaning of every exhibition giving them a whole new perspective. Highly recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Barbara J wrote a review Feb 2020
Missoula, Montana7 contributions4 helpful votes
Merrily gave us an enriching, entertaining and most welcome tour of select Chelsea art galleries. The introductions to the work of the particular artists and galleries were well planned and thoughtful in scope. On our next visit we will do another tour with Merrily.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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LMA wrote a review Jan 2020
San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain4 contributions
Our guide, Merrily, had thoroughly researched each gallery and artist before compiling a list of places to visit. Walking through the galleries unguided would have been pleasant in itself, but the added insight about each artist was a huge bonus and it made the experience so
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Margo R wrote a review Oct 2019
Bophut, Thailand3 contributions
Extreme well run. She was very knowledgeable and curated an interesting overview of the most important current exhibits in Chelsea. She is extremely knowledgeable so would be able to tailor the experience based on individual expertise and interest. Highly recommend this tour
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Date of experience: October 2019
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LSKLINDY wrote a review Oct 2019
New York City, New York7 contributions23 helpful votes
I've never been to any of the downtown galleries before. It's always felt too intimidating and overwhelming. I had no idea where to start. Merrily led our small group to seven galleries in Chelsea. It was an extremely well planned two hours. We were able to see a wide range of
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Date of experience: October 2019
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We liked it very much
The tour of the galleries in Chelsea brought us to places and revealed to us artists we could not have reached by o
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Outstanding Downtown Architecture Tour with Merrily Kerr
We were delighted with New York Art Tours. Merrily Kerr is brilliant. She guided us through downtown Manhattan an
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Architectural Tour of Lower Manhattan is outstanding!
We took a private tour with Merrily Kerr yesterday and can't sing her praises enough! The 2 hours flew by as she he
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outstanding Downtown Manhattan architectural tour.
Friendly, engaging and well informed. A great way to familiarize oneself with lower Manhattan wether visiting or a
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Lower east side galleries with Merrily
Loved the tour with Merrily! Her selection of galleries, personable nature, knowledge and background of installatio
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Tour of the Met with Merrily
An informative and enjoyable tour. Merrily kept it amusing and interesting. I would definitely recommend it.
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Excellent Saturday morning tour
We took the Chelsea galleries tour with Merrily. She was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We visited 7 gallerie
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Merrily Kerr Chelsea art galleries tour
The tour was very interesting. It included different sorts of up to date art exhabitions. Merrily chose it very wel
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cllow
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Interesting and worthwhile architecture tour of the Highline
I like to look at buildings and a good way see a city's architecture is to take a tour with a knowledgable guide. F
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liorab
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a very interesting tour in lower east galleries
Merrily is a very knowledgeable and pleasant art teacher and guide. She took us to very interesting new exhibitions
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Bette
This was my second tour with Merrily. First tour was of Chelsea galleries and this tour was of Chelsea architectur
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Amber D
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Merrily's tour is a treasure
Merrily carefully leads you on a tour to her hand picked locations and then uses her wealth of knowledge to explain
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Melanie G
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Private guide
My Mum and I were very lucky to have a private tour of the east side Galleries. We did the LES in NYC with Merrily.
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Linda F
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Very Enjoyable
Merrily provided history of the artists and their works which helped put what we were seeing in context and gain a
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Sandra I
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So nice to see art beyond the big busy galleries!
My son and I took Merrily's Chelsea art tour and we covered 8 galleries within a short distance of each other withi
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