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Painting the Village: The Village Trip Art Walk: A Tour With and Historian Artist Marc Kehoe

Washington Square Arch Washington Square Park, New York, NY, United States

Greenwich Village has spawned more influential artists than any other place in America. Walk the Village streets with artist and historian Marc Kehoe and learn more about them. The tour concludes with a guided visit to Framing the Village, the group show of contemporary art at Moshava Gallery.

$25

The Long-Gone But Not-Forgotten 1970s Music Venues of the East Village, Walking Tour

105 Second Avenue at 6th Street 105 Second Avenue at 6th Street, New York, NY, United States

Travel back to the East Village of the 1960s and ‘70s, when the music was plentiful, apartments were cheap, and you had to show up in person to buy a ticket! Visit eleven venues, including the Fillmore East, Bottom Line, and CBGBs, where careers were launched and stars were born.

$25 – $30

NoHo: Contemporary Architecture Amidst Historic Landmarks. Walking tour with Arthur Platt

South side of the Cooper Union Foundation Building 7 East 7th Street, New York, NY, United States

The rich and diverse architectural context of NoHo’s Historic Districts continues to inspire innovative contemporary design. Along the route, a discussion of technological and stylistic breakthroughs ties the tour’s sites together.

$20 – $25

The Music of the West Village from Dylan to Springsteen and Beyond, Walking Tour

11 West 4th Street at Mercer Street 11 West 4th Street at Mercer Street, New York, NY, United States

Visit the venues and hear the stories of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, two of the most prolific and popular artists of our times. Explore the sites of the dimly lit Greenwich Village clubs, such as The Gaslight Café and Gerde’s Folk City, from where they started out.

$25 – $30

David Amram’s East Village Ramble

La Sala de Pepe y Foto Espacio 73 Avenue C, New York, United States

NOW INDOORS: Due to the forecast of rain and thunder on Sunday, we have taken the decision to have David Amram give a talk instead of a tour about the East Village. The event will take place in the heart of the East Village at La Sala de Pepe and offers the chance to chat with David in relaxed surroundings. A virtual East Village Ramble.

It’s no exaggeration to say that David Amram has been at the center of the Downtown arts scene for well over a half-century. He knows everyone, and he’s a walking, talking encyclopedia.

$35 – $40

In and Around Washington Square: A Story-Stroll with John Sorensen: Walking Tour

Washington Square Arch at Fifth Avenue & Washington Square North NY, United States

The heart and soul of Greenwich Village is Washington Square Park. To truly know the Village, you must first get to know the Square and the many historic sites that surround it. This 75-minute walking tour is a kind of “Washington Square 101” introducing some of the historical and cultural highlights of the territory that borders the Square. 

$20 – $25

The Long-Gone But Not-Forgotten 1970s Music Venues of the East Village, Walking Tour

105 Second Avenue at 6th Street 105 Second Avenue at 6th Street, New York, NY, United States

Travel back to the East Village of the 1960s and ‘70s, when the music was plentiful, apartments were cheap, and you had to show up in person to buy a ticket! Visit eleven venues, including the Fillmore East, Bottom Line, and CBGBs, where careers were launched and stars were born.

$25 – $30

Wonderful Town – A Walking Tour with Jamie Bernstein

Northwest corner of 14th Street and 7th Avenue Northwest corner of 14th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY, United States

A truly unique walking tour with author, broadcaster and filmmaker Jamie Bernstein. The Maestro’s daughter will lead you on a fascinating ramble through the crooked streets of Greenwich Village which inspired Leonard Bernstein’s great 20th-century musical Wonderful Town.

$30

The Music of the West Village from Dylan to Springsteen and Beyond, Walking Tour

11 West 4th Street at Mercer Street 11 West 4th Street at Mercer Street, New York, NY, United States

Visit the venues and hear the stories of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, two of the most prolific and popular artists of our times. Explore the sites of the dimly lit Greenwich Village clubs, such as The Gaslight Café and Gerde’s Folk City, from where they started out.

$25 – $30

The Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation Open House

The Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation 526 Laguardia Place, New York, NY, United States

Explore the home and studio of sculptor Chaim Gross (1902-91) and his wife Renee (1909-2005) who played important roles in the Greenwich Village art scene for much of the 20th century.

Free

The 2nd Birthplace: Hip-Hop at 50 Walking Tour

Washington Square Arch Washington Square Park, New York, NY, United States

Did you know that the first place in NYC where all four Hip Hop elements were presented together for the first time and outside of the Bronx was at a club/concert hall in the East Village? Did you know that rappers like Mos Def and Biggies got their start at an open mic show in the West Village? The tour is led by Tara Crichlow, aka “Big Tara,” a native of the Lower East Side, and a cultural ambassador.

Free

The 2nd Birthplace: Hip-Hop at 50 Walking Tour

Washington Square Arch Washington Square Park, New York, NY, United States

Did you know that the first place in NYC where all four Hip Hop elements were presented together for the first time and outside of the Bronx was at a club/concert hall in the East Village? Did you know that rappers like Mos Def and Biggies got their start at an open mic show in the West Village? The tour is led by Tara Crichlow, aka “Big Tara,” a native of the Lower East Side, and a cultural ambassador.

Free

Picture Book Bohemia: A Children’s-Book Walking Tour of Greenwich Village Led by Historian and Critic Leonard Marcus

Opposite the Forbes Building Fifth Avenue & 12th Street, NY, United States

This tour is postponed to Sunday 24, at 10am (due to forecast of thunderstorms on Saturday)

Greenwich Village was a vibrant creative crossroads for children’s literature’s greats. On this walking tour, we’ll visit the sites where 'Where the Wild Things Are', 'The Very Hungry Caterpiller', and - yes - 'Make Way for Ducklings' were all created + more

$5 – $10

In the Wake of the High Line:  New Architecture in the Far West Village and Hudson Square. Walking Tour with Architect Kyle Johnson

The plaza between the Whitney Museum and the south end of the High Line 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY, United States

Explore the rapidly changing western edge of Greenwich Village and Hudson Square, where luxury apartment towers by star architects and new office complexes for major tech and entertainment companies, are replacing old warehouses and industrial structures.

$20 – $25

The Intimate Village: A West Village Walking Tour with Critic Michael Kimmelman

Churchill Square corner of Downing Street and Sixth Avenue, New York, United States

The event has been rescheduled from Sept. 24 to Saturday, Sept. 30.

Walk the West Village with New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman. The tour will unpack some of the social and cultural history of the Village.

$35

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