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Behind-the-Scenes Tour of NYC Subway Art

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Learn the secrets behind the much-loved brass figures at 14th Street and 8th Avenue
  • See how an artist framed the 14th Street Union Square station to preserve its history
  • Engage with a very playful art installation at 23rd Street
  • See the forgotten terra cotta tiles in Fulton Center and learn about their history

TOUR DETAILS:

  • Price: $35 per person
  • What to know: The tour is approximately 2-hours long; please consult with the MTA for weekend subway schedules and routing changes. No cancellations or refunds. Tour ends at Fulton Center A,C,2,3,4,5,J,R. This tour requires one Metro Card swipe.
  • What to wear: Bring comfortable shoes, as the tour requires walking up and down stairs

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of NYC Subway Art

MORE ABOUT THE TOUR:

The New York City subway system is the largest in the world and with hundreds of art installations scattered throughout its 430 stations, it’s also one of the world’s largest public art galleries. Join Untapped Cities tour guide Justin Rivers as he takes you on an in-depth tour of the subway art tapestry, put together to illuminate the often unseen art, history, and secrets that make the subway system the most playful gallery in the world. Co-conceptualized by artist Aaron Asis, it’s a perfect compliment to our popular Underground Subway Tour or a fun stand alone for art, history and subway lovers alike.

PHOTOS OF THE TOUR:

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"Times Square Mural" by Roy Lichtenstein
Behind-the-Scenes Tour of NYC Subway Art

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