Embark on a 2-hour exploration tour of Los Angeles street art scenes. Learn about the history of the neighborhoods from your knowledgeable guide. Enjoy seeing fascinating murals displayed on the walls of landmark buildings. Take this chance to learn about the culture of the locals as well as the street art tradition that is creatively displayed on the streets.
Stop At: Art District, Los Angeles, California
Timing is flexible and you can start the tour any time you prefer.
This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you. Your private local guide will meet you at Groundwork Coffee in the arts district and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour.
10.00am, meet your private local guide at Groundwork Coffeeshop where you’ll start your graffiti adventure. Take a chance to taste some unique coffee served with butter and coconut oil (if you fancy) before you start the tour.
See a lot of graffiti art on tour and check out art galleries in between graffiti, if you wish.
Pass By: Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, California
Stop At: A+D Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles, California
11.00am During your walk you’ll also visit world-class art galleries like LA’s Art Share, creative center and the city’s largest private art warehouse, as well as walk by the Alchemy Works and Jason Vass galleries. Check out the A+D Architecture and Design Museum, home to temporary exhibits showcasing the breathtaking examples of progressive architecture in LA (optional, at your own expense).
Take a short stop at the corner of Traction Avenue and East 3rd Street, one of America’s hot spots for street art and feast your eyes at works from Shepard Fairey, JR, How and Nosm and many other artists. Head to adjacent The American Hotel, a century-old residential guest house, and get impressed by its murals. Learn about the creation of the famous “Abuelita” (the Grandmother), the portrait of a Navajo weaver, and “Cream of the Crop” cartoon painting. Get a chance to discover more impressive artworks during your exciting journey and do not forget to snap a photo in front of the famous “angel wings” fresco.
Pass By: Art District, Los Angeles, California
Stop At: Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California
Stop At: Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles, California
Pass By: Go For Broke NEC, Los Angeles, California
Pass By: Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, California