art walk

Walk Through NYC Tattoo History

Walk Through NYC Tattoo History

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Michelle is a tattoo artist and licensed NYC tour guide. She started tattooing on the Lower East Side in 1991 when tattooing was still illegal in NYC. In 1997 she opened Daredevil Tattoo with business partner Brad Fink who's collection of antique tattoo memorabilia is on permanent display as part of their tattoo shop. Michelle has researched and studied NYC's tattoo history and sees it as an…
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About Walk Through NYC's Tattoo History

Daredevil Tattoo launched NYC Tattoo History which is a registered 501c3 non profit. Our mission is to preserve and share tattoo history with an emphasis on the history of tattooing in NYC, centered around the collection of antique tattoo memorabilia on permanent display at Daredevil Tattoo.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Walk Through NYC's Tattoo History. .

What we’ll do

We will meet at Daredevil Tattoo for a private viewing of the collection that includes artwork and machines from some of the earliest and most influential tattooers over the last 100 years. We will then walk through the Lower East Side and Chinatown discussing the rich immigrant history of the area and the notorious slum and gangland it became. We will walk through Chatham Square and up the Bowery…

What else you should know

The tattoo shop opens for business at noon. Artist are available for walk ins if you would like to get tattooed after the tour (not included in the tour) Michelle tattoos by appointment only.

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$40 per person
$40 per person