Grand Central Terminal is one of New York’s most famous and most loved buildings, but most commuters don’t know that the Terminal is home to an abundance of public art installations. Many of these pieces are passed by and overlooked by thousands of commuters every day. On an upcoming virtual talk, Untapped New York Chief Experience Officer Justin Rivers will unveil all of the stunning artwork inside Grand Central Terminal that you may have never noticed before!
- Learn about the storied art school which also doubled as the largest gallery in America (also see what that space is today)
- See how Grand Central recently played host to the most expensive piece of art in history
- Explore a giant new glass sculpture recently unveiled during the pandemic
- Find a long-hidden mural that was just uncovered again in 2020
Tickets for this live virtual talk are just $10!
The Grand Central Art Galleries and School of Art in 1923. Image in public domain from the 1923 opening exhibition catalog, from the New York Art Resources Consortium and contributed by the Frick Art Reference Library.
On this tour, you will trace the history of public art in Grand Central from the opening exhibition of its lost art gallery in 1923 to the latest installation unveiled just months ago. Along the way, you will learn about the artists behind each piece and see stunning images of their work. From a long-hidden mural to art hidden-in-plain-sight, this virtual talk will uncover a new perspective of the iconic Grand Central landmark.
Tickets for this live virtual talk on Wednesday, March 3rd are just $10! You can also gain access to unlimited free virtual events per month and unlock a video archive of past events as an Untapped New York Insider starting at $10/month.
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