Scheduled Tours

New York City Art Gallery ToursOur scheduled tours are the most affordable and fascinating, up-to-the-moment contemporary art tours you’ll find. Led by Rafael Risemberg, Ph.D., founder and director for 17 years.


Soho/ Tribeca gallery tour

Sat. March 23 @ 1:00 PM
140 Grand St. near Crosby St. – $25

Visit the city’s most legendary art area – Soho – plus nearby up-and-coming Tribeca, and see: (1) an Asian artist’s jaw-dropping inflatable works that move continuously via digital instructions, (2) delightful brand new sculptures by an artist whose works once took up a whole floor of the Whitney Museum, and (3) a rising-star artist’s intriguing photos that will change your perspective about what photography can be.  These are just 3 of 7 exceptional shows.

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Upper East Side gallery tour

Sat. March 30 @ 1:00 PM
1018 Madison Ave. near E. 78th St. – $25

Highlights: (1) lovely paintings situated in startling room-filling installations unlike anything we’ve seen in a gallery or museum, (2) a young Latina artist’s playfully provocative wearable sculptures, and (3) large, utterly magical paper assemblages that give the uncanny illusion of being solidly three-dimensional, among 7 fresh, exciting shows in venerated upscale galleries, some of them in townhouses and mansions, in this wealthy residential area.

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Chelsea “Best Exhibits” tour

Sat. April 6 @ 1:00 PM and 3:45 PM
526 W. 26th St. near 10th Ave. – $25

This ALL-NEW tour will feature the top shows from Chelsea’s 300 galleries – the world’s center for contemporary art! It will be our most extraordinary tour of the month, in any gallery area. The two tours – at 1:00 PM and 3:45 PM – will be identical.

Purchase 1:00 PM tickets, or
Purchase 3:45 PM tickets


Lower Manhattan gallery tour

Sat. April 13 @ 1:00 PM
41 Elizabeth St. near Canal St. – $25

Galleries are flocking to Lower Manhattan for its vibrant street scene and relatively low rents.  You’ll see brand-new painting, sculpture, electronic media and photography, by American and international artists.

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Lower East Side gallery tour

Sat. April 20 @ 1:00 PM
195 Chrystie St. near Stanton St. – $25

See ALL-NEW cutting-edge exhibits by the freshest artists and youngest gallery owners, in the city’s charming and rapidly-growing 150-gallery area!

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Artist studios tour in DUMBO Brooklyn

Sat. April 27 @ 3:45 PM and
Sun. April 28 @ 3:45 PM
30 Washington St. near Water St. – $25

From the hundreds of artist studios in DUMBO Brooklyn, you’ll visit 7 we think are special, and meet most or all of these artists, along with their finished artworks and works-in-progress. Expect MESSY studio spaces, unlike pristine galleries. Plus, you can buy art directly from these artists and save money.  The two tours – on Saturday and Sunday – will be identical.

Purchase Saturday 3:45 PM tickets, or
Purchase Sunday 3:45 PM tickets


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