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Common Stops On An Art Walking Tour

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If you love looking at pieces of art, there are several different ways that you can pursue this interest. One option that can be fun is to book a walking tour that focuses on art. Not only will you get to see a wide range of pieces of artwork, but you'll also get some expert insight from a tour guide and get to enjoy camaraderie with other people on your tour. Art-focused walking tours can take several different forms, but they often involve stops in these locations.

Museums And Galleries

It's common for a walking tour that focuses on art to visit one or more museums or art galleries. Depending on the length of the tour, you might browse through the entire museum or art gallery, or focus specifically on one area. For example, if the walking tour is all about modern art, you'll likely visit the modern art section of the museum or gallery. Visits to these spots can often give you an opportunity to see some renowned pieces of art and to learn about them.

Art Studios

Some walking tours will also make a few stops in some local art studios, especially if they're situated in close proximity to museums and galleries. Visiting these locations will give you a chance to see various pieces of art in different stages of completion, which can be interesting if you're particularly curious about the process of creating art. Studio visits can also include a chance to speak to one or more artists about their works, which is a unique and educational experience. While your walking tour guide will be able to tell you a lot about the art, there's nothing like actually being able to ask questions of the artists who created certain pieces.

Outdoor Spaces

It's also common to visit various outdoor spaces that contain different types of art, which can offer some variety if many of the stops on the tour are indoors. The types of outdoor spaces can vary based on the city you're in. Sometimes, you'll visit parks that feature numerous sculptures. If you live in the area, you might have seen some of these sculptures in the past without knowing anything about them. Your tour experience will provide a full understanding of each statue. To find a walking tour in your area or somewhere you plan to visit, whether it focuses on art or has a different focus, look on the internet. 

Contact a local walking tour guide for more information.