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Subway Art and History Tour

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最多10人
使用的語言:英語

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The New York City Subway is not just a public transit system; it houses a lot of historical sites, hidden gems, and important artworks. Did you know that there are over 300 NYC subway stations with public works of art? Do you know where the first subway line was located? How did the immigrants of NYC in 1900 use the subway? I'll take you on an unforgettable tour of the subway which will change your view of being underground.

We will start by discussing the history of the New York Subway system that was started in 1904. Through the tour, we will see original mosaics and terracotta tiles along with public art works that were commissioned by the MTA. The Metropolitan Transit Authority launched the MTA Arts & Design program in 1985.

- 2-2.5 hours long (depending on trains)
- See the secret City Hall Station
- View historical mosaics and contemporary public artworks
- Visit a variety of stations on different lines
- Start in the East Village
- End in the Upper East Side
The New York City Subway is not just a public transit system; it houses a lot of historical sites, hidden gems, and important artworks. Did you know that there are over 300 NYC subway stations with public works of art? Do you know where the first subway line was located? How did the immigrants of NYC in 1900 use the subway? I'll take you on an unforgettable tour of the subway which will change your view of being underground.

We will s…

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Hello! My name is Caitlin. I have a Bachelor's degree in Art Education and I was a high school art teacher for four years. I spent 3 years working as a tour guide at Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater house and now I'm hosting tours about public art in NYC. When I moved to New York City, I immediately fell in love with how much public art and culture was on display. I was pursuing my Master's degree in Art Business when I decided to focus on cataloging public art and realized there was a lot to see underground. I became inspired to share the artwork with locals and tourists alike. I created my own route through Manhattan to showcase some of the original mosaics and terracottas from 1904 all the way to contemporary works that have been placed in the stations last year.
Hello! My name is Caitlin. I have a Bachelor's degree in Art Education and I was a high school art teacher for four years. I spent 3 years working as a tour guide at Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater house and now I'm hosting tours about public art in NYC. When I moved to New York City, I immediately fell in love with how much public art and culture was on display. I was pursuing my Master's degree in Art Business when I decided to focus on cataloging public art and realized there was a lot to s…
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We will start at in Astor Place to begin and jump on the 6 train. We will visit 8 different stations and end in the Upper East Side.

在85則評價中平均獲得5.0星(滿分5星)。

Sue
2020年10月
I've lived in NYC for 20+ years and yet, I was blown away by all the fascinating art I had never noticed in the subway stations. Caitlin is a true expert, and incredibly passionate about the public art on display. As a former high school art teacher, she is also very patient and thorough in her explanations. This private tour is perfect for tourists and NY natives alike. New York City is always full of little surprises, although after many years, those surprises can become fewer and farther between. This subway art experience will rekindle your wonder about this fearless and resilient city. Go!
I've lived in NYC for 20+ years and yet, I was blown away by all the fascinating art I had never noticed in the subway stations. Caitlin is a true expert, and incredibly passionat…
Nazzarena
2020年10月
Caitlin has organised a great tour, which would please urban transport aficionados as well as lovers of contemporary art and art history & public art in general. The tour covers from the inception of the system to its newest stations, recently completed. Caitlin is quite knowledgeable and genuinely interested so as you travel with her, you'll be as well, tourist or lifelong New Yorker
Caitlin has organised a great tour, which would please urban transport aficionados as well as lovers of contemporary art and art history & public art in general. The tour covers f…
Garmt
2020年3月
Caitlin showed us interesting places in the NY subway. She pointed out works of art that we would not have noticed otherwise, She told about the history of NY subways and gave us a unique insight in this crucial part of NY-daily life. She took us to places where we'd never go by ourselves. Great experience, passionate storyteller.
Caitlin showed us interesting places in the NY subway. She pointed out works of art that we would not have noticed otherwise, She told about the history of NY subways and gave us a…
Pete
2020年3月
Great tour. I was part of a small group of four, so it was a really good size to get to chat to Caitlin and appreciate all of the art up close. Caitlin showed us a brilliant range of subway art and taught us a lot about the history of the NYC subway. Really fun and enjoyable.
Great tour. I was part of a small group of four, so it was a really good size to get to chat to Caitlin and appreciate all of the art up close. Caitlin showed us a brilliant range…
Jennifer
2020年3月
MUST BOOK THIS! I was so happily impressed with the amazing value offered at such an affordable price I highly recommend this for anyone interested in NYC history or the subway, what a great tour! She was so friendly and wonderful and knowledgeable! 5 stars!
MUST BOOK THIS! I was so happily impressed with the amazing value offered at such an affordable price I highly recommend this for anyone interested in NYC history or the subway, wh…
Anne-Josée
2020年3月
Caitlin offers a wonderful tour. She’s passionate about subway art and shared it in the best way. Thanks Caitlin, we loved our experience!

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Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. We will be traveling underground so there may be puddles or trash in areas and you'll want to have on closed-toe shoes. Rain or shine--we are underground!

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A Subway card: You'll need to have your own MTA card for entering the subway, if you don't we will purchase one prior to beginning the tour.