New Orleans Street Art & Mural Walk ft. Banksy

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Experience hosted by Carlos

  1. 2 hours
  2. Hosted in English

What you'll do

From the bustling streets of the 9th Ward to the edge of the historic French Quarter, come experience towering murals and hidden street art while learning about the city's underground art scene. Discover a side of New Orleans that never made it into commercial travel guides on one of the most colorful tours in the city.

You'll also get an insider's take on some of the city's most exciting neighborhoods, music venues, and restaurants during your time with us—and plenty of great photo ops!

We'll explore the largest concentration of street art, murals, and graffiti in New Orleans, painted by world-famous artists like Banksy, Rebeka Skela, Crude Things, Jeremy Novy, and Laurel True, as well as local artists such as Leluna, Swan, Henry Lipkis, and Jay McKay. By the end of the walk, you'll know more about our public art than most locals.

Everyone loves this tour! Solo travelers, friends, couples, kids, dogs—you're sure to have a great time. Private and group tours are also available.

Please note that the tour ends at the edge of the French Quarter! It does not return to its starting location!

Feel free to message us if you have any questions.
From the bustling streets of the 9th Ward to the edge of the historic French Quarter, come experience towering murals and hidden street art while learning about the city's underground art scene. Discover a side of New Orleans that never made it into commercial travel guides on one of the most colorful tours in the city.

You'll also get an insider's take on some of the city's most exciting neighborhoods, music venues, and restaurants du…

Accessibility

Mobility / physical

Accessible bathroom
Accessible parking spot
Mainly flat or leveled ground

Access providers

Free admission for people assisting guests with disabilities

Meet your Host, Carlos

Host on Airbnb since 2015
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Carlos is a full-time photographer and helped write the only book about New Orleans street art. Tyler is a community organizer and craft beer enthusiast who knows all the best places to kick back after hours. Brian is a local performer who spends most of his time in the 9th Ward. We make up the NOLA Art Walk.
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About the organization: NOLA Art Walk



NOLA Art Walk's mission is to promote public art and support public art education. We partner with artists, schools, and other non-profit organizations to facilitate community projects and offer unique educational experiences.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to NOLA Art Walk.

Where you'll be

Our experience begins in the Ninth Ward and includes stops in St. Claude, Bywater, St. Roch, Faubourg Marigny, and the 7th Ward before coming to an end at the very edge of the French Quarter!

Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 1,272 reviews.

Sue
January 2022
Abby was a great guide – very knowledgeable and friendly. Loved hearing the stories behind the murals you walk by in New Orleans. Something very different and interesting to do away from the French Quarter and love that they support street artists.
David
January 2022
Second time on the tour and no two tours are the same. Street art changes as does the stories if you like street art this is worth doing again
Lori
January 2022
This was such an interesting and original tour of New Orleans street art and the meaning behind it. Glad we went, even in the frigid temps.
Iliana
January 2022
Carlos was very friendly and knowledgeable. You could tell his passion for the art and the city. Would definitely recommend if you love street art!
Kindra
January 2022
It was wonderful learning about the powerful stories behind the murals you can casually walk by in New Orleans. So glad I went on this tour. You learn about the history of New Orleans and it’s artists directly from the people who are a part of that community when taking this tour.
Savon
January 2022
Great opportunity to learn more about the street art scene and culture in New Orleans. Good way to get out of the french quarter too. Our guide Tyler was great! They were super knowledgeable about the artists and the meaning behind each piece. 100% recommend

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Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 2 and up can attend, up to 30 guests total. Parents can also bring children under 2 years of age.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practice social distancing.

What to bring

Water
Weather appropriate clothing

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.