Los Angeles Graffiti & Mural Walking Tour in Arts District with Great Photo Ops

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Explore the most impressive arts, murals, and graffiti walking through the Arts District with your experienced local guide. Be fascinated with a diversity of LA street art as your guide lead you through the most remarkable ones.
Turn off the beaten path of tourist routes to see the city from a new perspective and to get acquainted with the rich cultural life of the City of Angels.

Stroll through the unique Arts District, original neighborhood, located on the east side of Downtown. Check out galleries, restaurants, art spaces, and lofts. Marvel at the walls that turned into canvases for the artists to create their pieces.

Make your way through the fascinating Arts District with your guide

Experience unique artistic atmosphere admiring the world-class art galleries and street murals

Learn about the history and culture of the neighborhood

Immerse yourself in the charm of art life

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Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
April 26, 2021
We take tours all around the world and have learned that sometimes you need to give a guide time to warm up, so we did. This scheduled 3 hour tour ended after only 45mins when we had to take an Uber back to our starting spot. Our guid left US! I only wish I could attach the video to this review so you can see how we followed a guide who had little to say about the art we were supposed be learning about while we walked. We would walk past art and districts and he wouldn't say anything about them. We did however learn about income inequality, over and over again but for the first 10 minutes he didn't say anything, just continued walking. I don't want to make this personal but when your art guide walks right past signs telling you an establishment is close or an entrance is the other way without even noticing, it's not a sign of a tour designed to ensure you enjoy it. This was a complete waist of time and money. DO NOT BOOK THIS!
Khalid F
Rating of 3 out of 5 stars
August 6, 2018
We expected a lot more to be honest. Tour was short and area was kind of small and basic. The guide was good and gave us other info about LA that was useful.

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Stop At: Art District, Los Angeles, CA

Get your discovery started by learning about the history of the district that was a commercial vineyard at the beginning and later transformed into an industrial center and then into an art space that we know today. Learn everything about the art in Los Angeles, famous talented artists, and bleeding edge trends on this extremely informative tour. Explore the diverse district’s culture as you soak in the different layers from galleries to murals and street art. The tour is a perfect way to have a new image of the city, so it suits visitors as well as residents. Don’t miss an opportunity to have a comprehensive inspiring experience in the area of thriving artistic endeavor.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hauser & Wirth, 901 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1821

Visit the famous gallery of fine arts, founded in Zurich in 1992, and which opened in Los Angeles in March 2016. Revel in the place, which perfectly combines art and architecture with different events. The gallery offers a whole range of programs for youth, adults, families, engaging the visitors and diverse population of the city. Broadening its programs gallery included dance and music performances, workshops, and other activities making it a truly creative space. Hauser & Wirth also cooperates with the educational facilities of LA to make his exhibitions entertaining as well as developing. Be astonished by the great number of art objects and exhibits.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Joel Bloom Square, 708 Traction Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

If it weren’t for Joel Bloom the Arts District wouldn’t exist as we know it. The square is named after the community activist who supported the district’s artistic development and gave all his personality to it. Learn more about Joel Bloom and his contribution to the district’s evolution. Be impressed by the murals, street arts, and graffiti.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Art Share L.A., 801 E 4th Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

The guide will take you to another creative spot. Art Share LA is a former textile recycling factory. In the 1980s the place became a beacon for artists who were pressed out from prestigious Venice and Hollywood areas. Later the building was purchased and Art Share LA was formed in order to join artists through community action, education, and creative activities. Now it is the center of art with lofts, two galleries, theater, and educational rooms. The space provides the opportunity for emerging artists to work, perform, and exhibit here. Take a look at what the city is living with at present diving deeper into the immersive photo exhibitions, showcase performances, and all kinds of artistic self-expression.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), 960 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

Southern California Institute of Architecture is an independent, non-commercial school of architecture. Founded in 1972, SCI-Arc initially was considered as more avant-garde in both institutional and artistic way, than traditional architecture schools of the United States. The institute is located on the territory of a former Santa Fe Freight Depot. You can visit different public events, which the institute organizes, including information programs, free exhibitions, and lectures. Be amazed by the non-trivial architectural decisions the school welcomes. For a long time, it has been one of a few independent architecture schools in the world, offering the liveliest and the most intriguing designs.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • The tour ends at ArtShare LA (801 E. 4th Place 90013), which is about 10 minute walk back to the starting point
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • We are serious about taking extra precautions to stop the spread of this virus by practicing regular hand washing and sanitization. We practice social distancing measures through providing private tours only.This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • All taxes
  • Friendly local guide
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for photo shoot

  • Entrance fees, if any (depending on your preferences)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Hauser & Wirth

2 hours

Return Details
801 E 4th Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

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