New York Art Tours

What’s going on in contemporary art today? How do I enjoy highlights of the Metropolitan Museum without art overload? Hire Merrily as your private guide, and have your questions answered as you find out how artists have invented the new, from ancient Egypt to contemporary Brooklyn studios. Talk to Merrily about customizing a tour at a time convenient to you.


the art capital of new york city

Twenty years ago, few galleries called Chelsea home. Today, the venues keep getting bigger as world-class mega-galleries expand their footprints and program work by talented artists from around the world. Expect the unexpected as artists present museum quality shows in every media imaginable.

Standard, two-hour private tours for one to five people are $260.  Additional participants are $40 per person.

lower east side

the city’s fastest growing gallery neighborhood

Smaller spaces, a more experimental agenda and a lower price point define the hundred plus galleries on the Lower East Side. Known as an incubator for avant-garde talent, this is the place to be as more and more ambitious galleries move here.

Standard, two-hour private tours for one to five people are $260. Additional participants are $40 per person.

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New York's only Art Gallery Tour to win the
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence (2014 - 2018).