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Lexington's Art Walk Tour

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Experience the vibrant arts scene in Lexington with the thrilling Art Walk Tour. Immerse yourself in the local culture as knowledgeable guides lead you through the downtown district, showcasing stunning murals, public artworks, and sculptures. Along the way, they will share fascinating stories and point out historic buildings, keeping you entertained throughout the tour. Visit various galleries and exhibitions, where you will get a glimpse of the diverse artwork on display. The tour culminates at Artists' Attic, a bustling cooperative of 22 artists' studios. Here, you can witness the artistic process firsthand, chat with talented artists, and sip on refreshing drinks. With a total duration of 120 minutes, this leisurely walk will unveil the hidden gems of Lexington's dynamic art scene. Book now and experience the captivating blend of culture, creativity, and history on the Lexington Art Walk Tour.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 2 hours
  • Suitable for 1-12 Participants
  • Small Group Tour, Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore and learn about Lexington's arts attractions
  • Visit several premier art galleries
  • Discover public art visible along the way
  • Hear about events that have shaped the city
  • Experience Lexington's dynamic art scene with a local guide
  • Bottled water
  • A friendly professional guide with first-hand knowledge of the area.
  • Drinks and refreshments at the end of the tour
  • Plenty of time to take photographs of your favorite stops and attractions.
  • Gratuities

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Introduction

Lexington's Art Walk Tour offers a captivating experience where you can immerse yourself in the city's vivacious arts scene. As you explore the downtown district, you will encounter an array of striking murals, public artworks, and sculptures that showcase the local culture and creativity. Accompanied by knowledgeable and entertaining guides, this tour not only introduces you to the mesmerizing artistic treasures but also shares intriguing stories about historic buildings.

What to expect?

During the Lexington's Art Walk Tour, you can anticipate a 120-minute journey filled with discovery and inspiration. Your adventure kicks off at the 21c Museum Hotel, where you will meet your guide in the lobby area. From there, you embark on a leisurely stroll through Lexington's downtown district, unveiling the city's art attractions. Along the way, you will explore premier art galleries and gain insight into the meaning behind the public art installations that adorn the streets.

Who is this for?

Whether you are a seasoned art enthusiast or simply curious about the local art scene, the Lexington's Art Walk Tour is designed for all. This immersive experience caters to anyone seeking a deeper understanding of Lexington's creative spirit. It's perfect for individuals who appreciate beauty, history, and storytelling. So, whether you're a local or a visitor, this tour invites you to discover the hidden gems of Lexington's art world.

Why book this?

Lexington's Art Walk Tour stands out from the rest by bringing you face-to-face with the city's thriving arts community. Led by experienced guides, this tour ensures an engaging and informative experience, taking you off the beaten path to explore the lesser-known cultural treasures of Lexington. From admiring breathtaking murals to engaging with artists in their studios, this tour grants you a unique opportunity to witness the creative process firsthand. Immerse yourself in the city's vibrant atmosphere and gain a deeper appreciation for art and its role in shaping Lexington's identity.

Good to know

It's important to note that this tour lasts for approximately 120 minutes, offering ample time to soak in the artistic wonders of Lexington. The meeting point is inside the 21c Museum Hotel's lobby area, conveniently located to the right upon entering the building. As the tour concludes at the Artists' Attic, a cooperative of artists' studios, you'll find yourself just two blocks away from the starting point on West Main Street. During your journey, expect to not only witness remarkable art but also indulge in drinks and refreshments at the Artists' Attic while engaging in captivating conversations with the local artists.

Reviews

Participants have raved about the Lexington's Art Walk Tour, expressing their enthusiasm for the knowledgeable guides who provided not only fascinating information but also entertained them with engaging stories. They found the combination of exploring galleries, discussing public art, and visiting the unique studio cooperative to be a well-rounded and captivating experience. Visitors were thrilled to be exposed to the lesser-known art attractions of Lexington, and many left feeling inspired and eager to continue exploring the city's thriving arts scene. Overall, customers highly recommend this tour for anyone seeking an enriching cultural adventure in Lexington.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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With over 50 murals - some of which you'll see on our tour, numerous sculptures, historic old buildings, varied art galleries and story-rich landmarks, Lexington is a wonderful place to have a memorable experience on foot. Explore and learn about the many arts attractions from an informed and entertaining guide who will lead you on a leisurely stroll through Lexington's downtown district introducing you to all there is to see. You will go into several of our premier art galleries, stop and talk about public art visible along the way, hear about some events of the past that have shaped our city, and finish with a visit to a unique studio cooperative of over 20 artists' studios where there will be drinks and refreshments waiting. Our tour offers a unique opportunity to explore Lexington’s dynamic art scene with a local guide, so you’re guaranteed a fascinating experience where you’ll see things that are off the beaten path.

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Dan H

Your guide Zach was very knowledgeable & helped us understand Lexington’s commmitment to public art. Highly recommend this tour. Beyond our expectations. Zack has a deep appreciation of art & it’s role in the community

Peter_M

The art walk was much more than we expected. Our guide Zach took us through several galleries we would never have found as well as numerous murals that were explained. Well worth the time to get a better insight of the art scene of Lexington.

Gale_K

The art work was very unusual and creative, both inside and outside. I loved the idea of covering the electrical boxes with art. Our guide, Zach was well informed and made the tour a real success.

Roam420475

Our guide, Zach, was enthusiastic and quite knowledgeable about the art work we viewed. We had a great time learning a bit about Lexington’s history and about the current art scene. Our tour made me want to go back to the places we visited to see and learn more! Thank you

238mt

A mix of history and variety of gallery, studio and public art. Zach and Buffy did a great job answering questions and inserting interesting stories. Recommend for a cultural view of Lexington.

taylorpG1824YY

My husband and I had the BEST time on the Lexington Art Walk tour with the amazing Kate Savage. She was like an encyclopedia of local art knowledge! As we strolled around the city, Kate filled us in on all the backstories behind the pieces we were seeing. It was like having our own personal storyteller! She even introduced us to some incredibly talented local artists along the way. If you're into creating, collecting, or even just appreciating art, then I HIGHLY recommend this tour. It's like a shot of adrenaline for your artistic soul! Thank you Kate for making our weekend so memorable! We look forward to visiting again soon 😊

jessicanN9557BI

I learned so much about the art and history in Lexington. At the end of the tour, you get to meet some of the artists in Lexington, I enjoyed speaking with them.

kellytQ3298TG

Excellent tour - insightful and beautiful! We were very impressed with everything we saw - a very full 2 hours! Lexington has quite a bit of local art to share. Wear good shoes as it can double as great art for the mind with a good walk for the body.

neetu_n

It was a wonderful experience. Kate, our tour guide is thorough in her knowledge about the town and artworks .Patiently answered all queries. Definitely would be booking another tour with her.

honeye2024

Having lived in Lexington, we were aware of it’s active art scene, but on this tour we discovered numerous murals and sculptures that we hadn’t seen before and learned how the community supports artists with global impact. Very informative. Kate was a fabulous guide!
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