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Walking Tour of Public Art in Poughkeepsie, NY

Location

12 Vassar St Poughkeepsie, NY
12 Vassar St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12572

41.705608 -73.931527

County: Dutchess
Region: Mid Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 7, 2019, 9:00AM
  • Rain Date: September 14, 2019, 9:00AM
  • Details

    Event 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.

    Contact Information

    Francpalaia1@gmail.com
    845-516-4758
    www.Facebook.com/FrancPalaia

    Registration

    Advance registration required.
    Sept 1, 2019
    adults $20. seniors $15. students $10, groups over 10 people $15. each.

    Additional Information

    Activities: none
    Additional Equipment Required: no

    Event Duration (hours): 2
    Not suitable for children under age 14.

    Family Friendly
    Wheelchair Accessible
    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.
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