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Walking Tour of Public Art in Poughkeepsie, NY
12 Vassar St Poughkeepsie, NY
12 Vassar St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12572
Region: Mid Hudson
- September 7, 2019, 9:00AM
- Rain Date: September 14, 2019, 9:00AM
DetailsEvent Type Guided Walking tour of Public Art in Poughkeepsie Description This is a 2 hour guided walking tour led by noted artist and muralist, FRANC PALAIA of public art in Poughkeepsie, NY. The leisurely tour includes over 35 indoor and outdoor murals, sculptures, historical monuments, architecture in a three block area of downtown Poughkeepsie. The tour highlights several New Deal era murals commissioned by FDR, large scale contemporary murals, 9/11 and Vietnam monuments, one sculpture park and several very new graffiti style street art wall works. The tour ends in restaurant row on Main St Poughkeepsie where several new gourmet and ethnic restaurants have opened. The tour group can stay for lunch or coffee, a great opportunity to review and discuss the tour with the guide. Sponsoring Organization Franc Palaia, Inc.
RegistrationAdvance registration required.
Sept 1, 2019
adults $20. seniors $15. students $10, groups over 10 people $15. each.
Additional InformationActivities: none
Additional Equipment Required: no
Event Duration (hours): 2
Not suitable for children under age 14.
Walking Distance to Amtrak or Metro North Station
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Portion
Additional Wheelchair Info: the only portion not wheelchair accessible is the US Post Office bldg.