Groupon Exclusive: Explore Chelsea's Flourishing Contemporary Art Scene with an Art Historian

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What

Peek into any floor-to-ceiling window of Chelsea and you might find yourself looking into the exciting future of contemporary art. With lecturer and art history professor Leslie Ava Shaw leading the way, you can cut straight to some of the most thought-provoking works on display in the Manhattan neighborhood, and discover new and seasoned artists from all over the globe. Shaw fills in the interesting details on works that span a wide array of mediums, subjects, and styles, helping you gain an even deeper appreciation for the pieces that strike a chord.

  • Gallery Tour With an Art Expert
    Art historian Leslie Ava Shaw escorts groups to some of the most groundbreaking works on display in Chelsea

  • Contemporary Works from Around the Globe
    Admire a full spectrum of modern styles, from the latest works of famous artists to the avant-garde's cutting edge

  • Wide Range of Mediums
    Works include paintings, sculptures, and even art you can walk inside

Each event is capped at 15 participants; each event requires a minimum of 5 participants in order to take place.


Who

Leslie Ava Shaw Leslie Ava Shaw, a seasoned college professor at City University of New York, has been captivated by the city's vibrant artistic landscape for decades. Her wide-ranging interests have led her to work as a docent and lecturer at the Whitney Museum, write theater about her love affair with the Met, and forge a career as an independent critic. On tours, her unique perspective—coupled with an open, knowledgeable style—give her charges an insider's glimpse into the art world.


When

  • Thursday (11 a.m.)
    November 7

  • Thursday (4 p.m.)
    November 21

  • Friday (4 p.m.)
    November 1 | November 8 | November 15

  • Saturday (4 p.m.)
    October 26
    November 16 | November 23


Where

Tours will begin at the Michael Rosenfeld Gallery.


In a Nutshell

Art historian and critic leads a tour of Chelsea's famed galleries, treating groups to some of the most innovative works in modern art

The Fine Print

Expiration varies. Limit 15 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 5 participants or experience subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Experience Provider is issuer of tickets for experience. Price reflects Experience Provider’s current prices. Must provide email address at checkout, which SideTour will provide to facilitate redemption. Must be 18 or older. Gratuity included. Be on time to experience. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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