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LA Art Tours

48 reviews
Los Angeles, CA, USA
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About LA Art Tours
LA Art Tours offers you an intimate look into the lofts, studios, and art colonies featuring some of the best artists in Los Angeles. We walk you right into real working environments where you smell the paint, meet the artists, and get a glimpse rarely seen by outsiders. We also have public and private tour of the amazing graffiti, murals and off the wall galleries that fill Los Angeles.
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Arts District Graffiti and Mural Tour
2 reviews
In Los Angeles, some of the most celebrated works by young artists can't be found in galleries and museums—you find them on the streets of the Arts District. On this must-see walking tour for art enthusiasts, experience the incredible urban art in Downtown Los Angeles. Visit more than 100 artworks—including murals, sculptures, and stencils—and learn about the artists behind these underground creations, and the history of the graffiti, from your guide.
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$12.00 per adult
Private Arts District Graffiti Bicycle Alley Adventure Tour
Enjoy a 2 hour, private bicycle tour of the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. Led by local artists who are all long time residents and part of the local street art community. Your guide will lead you to see well over 100 pieces of art, from massive building sized murals to secret urban sculptures and alley graffiti. All while learning about the artists, art, and the history of graffiti in Los Angeles. As this is a private tour, you are more than welcome to have the guide focus on your interest -technique, history, or the lives of the artists. Your guide can also make recommendations for after the tour on dining, craft beer/cocktails, shopping, or other points of interest.
BICYCLE RENTAL is not included in the price. The tour starts at a LA Metro Bicycle rental kiosk, where guests can quickly and easily rent a Metro bike for the duration of the tour (and beyond if desired.) Bicycle rental is approximately $8 for the duration of the tour.
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$165.00 per adult
Private Arts District Graffiti and Mural Tour
Enjoy a 2 hour, private walking tour of the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. Led by local artists who are all themselves long time street artists, local residents, as well as expert guides. Your guide will lead you to see well over 100 pieces of art, from massive building sized murals to secret urban sculptures and graffiti works. All while learning about the artists, the art, and the history of graffiti and the Los Angeles Arts District. The tour can be customized to focus on specific topics, including technique, history, or the artists themselves. All of the guides can also make recommendations for dining, craft beer, cocktails and other Arts District and Downtown LA adventures after the tour.
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$140.00 per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Galo was the tour guide and he was sooo negative in the first 15 minutes of the tour that my husband and I decided to just scrap it and do the Samskara experience instead. This tour was only $12 per person--so it wasn't a big...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank jillianclemmons
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing tour. Made it with Galo. Ask for him because he is an artist himself and explains graffiti and street art quite well. Awesome murals. This tour is a must if you love art.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank anayansiz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a little nervous that this would just be a Instagram-bait tour, but was really inspired by how authentic and deep everything was. Galo is a great guide - you can definitely see how much of an OG he is, and the passion he...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank j0nm0y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I signed up for the walking graffiti tour with my daughter during a recent trip to LA, after hearing one of my friends rave about it a few years back. Our tour was led by “Shandu,” a prolific graffiti artist with a history beginning with...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Stevehemmert
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this tour with Galo. His knowledge of each artist and the descriptions of each mural were very detailed. Shame we couldn’t buy paint to take home but our suitcases were full!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Pollyscrypt
Reviewed May 6, 2019

I just did the two-hour graffiti tour with Hector today. I figured I'd get someone knowledgeable; I had no idea I would get someone who had been active in L.A. graffiti circles for 40 years, or something like that. Graffiti was Hector's route out of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Edward D
Reviewed April 21, 2019

Find the street art in LA fascinating and wanted to learn more about it - found LA Art Tours and decided to give it a try. Galo was our extremely informative and entertaining guide. He was clear about the structure of the tour from the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Thanks for a fantastic tour Galo! Loved the blend of history, personal anecdotes, critique of different styles and individual pieces and trends in street art. You kept things moving and interesting. We live in So Cal and will definitely sign up for more tours. Would...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank StaceyKcdm
Reviewed April 1, 2019

We live in LA and never realized how much we don't know about the graffiti/wall art scene here! There is so much cool artwork that is easy to miss as you go about your normal day, and our guide Shandu’s knowledge and stories made the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank simone d
Reviewed March 5, 2019

Took the graffiti walking tour on a rainy afternoon with girlfriends to celebrate a birthday. Galo was our fantastic tour guide. We all live in LA and have been to the arts district many times but never knew how much art we had been overlooking....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Our regular group tours are about 2 hours and covers about 2 miles. We can customize time and distance with our private tours, shortening it as needed. Our guides can also go along in a guest's vehicle for private tour... More
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