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Gowanus Shoreline Street / Art Walk

Gowanus Shoreline Street / Art Walk

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

Rich Garr was born in Ohio in 1980 and grew up exploring, playing sports & making art. He attended college in the Bronx, then moved home for a few years. There he had his first art studio & solo show. He managed an apartment complex, studied more art & history, and worked on weekends at the Cleveland Museum teaching kids art. Upon returning to NYC he began work in the Brooklyn Museum- this time…
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About Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club

The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club is an advocacy group focusing on the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. Our mission is to introduce people to the canal by providing shoreline walks, bike rides and on-water trips to the general public. Funds raised by this Experience go directly to free and low-cost programs for the general public. Many more timely & exciting details can be found at www.GowanusCanal.org
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club. .

What we’ll do

Every month local artist Rich Garr collages together an art-centric walking tour around the Gowanus Canal. Each one is unique, and mines the community's deep creative base to explore the past, present and future community. Art studio or gallery visits spice up the walk, and assist in understanding this rapidly evolving corner of NYC. Whether featured art is legal or not, painted or printed, tame…

What else you should know

Expect to walk about 1 mile, dress for the weather wear comfortable shoes.

What to bring

Comfortable, weather-approprite shoes & clothing.
Water, especially if it's a hot day.
$ for food / drinks / art / unique gifts (there are a lot of these places around here now!)

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Where you'll be

The Gowanus Canal is a designated Federal Superfund site, and cleanup of this toxic waterway is well underway. While old pollution lingers, so do new issues surrounding gentrification and re-zoning. The area is changing rapidly, and this tour features real-time information & insight. We'll walks along the water to visit custom mix of historic businesses, hip new bars & cafes, and quirky art & recreational spaces (from ax throwing to rowing)!

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Expect to walk about 1 mile, dress for the weather wear comfortable shoes.
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Gowanus Shoreline Street / Art Walk
2 reviews
$20 per person
2 reviews
$20 per person