Bushwick has long enjoyed a reputation as a mecca for the world’s most illustrious street artists, who have radically altered its urban landscape. Residential, commercial, and industrial buildings have all served as large-scale canvases for muralists to engage with the history, sites, and people of one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in Brooklyn. However, local residents and visitors don't always have easy access to basic information regarding any given mural, such as artist biography, artistic motivation, or how the content and style relate to local architecture and the community's rich past. This carefully curated and independently researched tour is designed to provide greater context surrounding key works of art while simultaneously introducing guests to some of Bushwick's local establishments. Whether you’re a native New Yorker looking to find out more about the public art you walk past every day or a tourist in town looking for a less conventional excursion, this 1.5-hour tour offers in-depth information presented in a fun, engaging way. Unlike other tours, we'll only be focusing on a small number of murals, allowing us to dissect the symbolism and meaning as a group.
I'm an art historian, independent curator, and cultural critic based in Bushwick. I've been a curatorial assistant for an annual street art exhibition that commissioned murals from internationally acclaimed artists like Eduardo Kobra, ROA, Herakut, and Phlegm. Most recently, I served as an assistant project manager for the MTA in New York, helping contemporary artists translate their designs into site-specific works for the subway system. I'm deeply passionate about contemporary art, architecture, the history of my neighborhood, and I'm eager to share my knowledge with others.
Informational guide to Bushwick bars, restaurants, shops, and cafes.
Informational guide to major street art sites across New York City.
While this tour is primarily about the murals that dot the industrial landscape of Buswhick, guests will also get a local's insight to some of the best bars, restaurants, cafes, and shops near the selected murals. Highlighted businesses include Kings County Brewers Collective, KÁVÉ Espresso Bar, Brooklyn Cider House, AP Cafe, and Union Pizza Works among others.
提前2週預訂即可享 8 折優惠。
最多10人參加，年齡須滿10歲。 Guests should be able to stand and walk for the duration of the tour (1.5 hours).
The tour partially takes place in a fully functioning industrial neighborhood. As such, please be aware of your surroundings and mind passing cars and trucks.
Street Art Pilgrimage in Bushwick