Hundreds of contemporary art galleries in New York open exciting new shows every month, and the city’s museums and architecture are world class. With so much to see, how do you know where to go? Let Merrily Kerr, art critic, college instructor and professional art tour guide take you to the heart of New York's international gallery scene. We'll see an energizing mix of artwork in different media by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists. On our two-hour walking tour, we’ll visit approximately seven to eight exhibitions, seeing and discussing the most important shows of the moment in variety of media. Tours take place rain or shine and meet in a different specified gallery location for each tour.
Merrily Kerr is an art critic and writer based in New York. For more than 20 years, Merrily has published in international art magazines including Time Out New York, Flash Art, Art ReviewMerrily teaches art appreciation at Marymount Manhattan College and has taught for Cooper Union Continuing Education. Merrily's tours have been featured in The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler magazine, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Tennis Channel, and Philadelphia Magazine. Merrily is licensed by New York City as a tour guide and is a member of the International Association of Art Critics.
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.
Tours take place rain or shine, dress appropriately for walking outdoors
Gallery neighborhoods are short on restrooms and galleries don’t accommodate the public. Public facilities: High Line at 16th Street, in the Chelsea Market and Chelsea Piers in Chelsea.