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ART SMART offers privately guided art and culture tours of major museums and galleries in New York City, Boston, Chicago, and Washington, DC.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
New York City, NY 10113
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

We engaged Art Smart for a 2.5 hour focused tour of the Art Institute, including the Manet special exhibit. Our guide Giovanni was outstanding - a true art savant. His descriptions and anecdotes were informative, colorful and often times, “the story behind the story”. Giovanni...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Judith W, Owner at Art Smart, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

Thank you for your wonderful response! We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be gifted a tour of the American Museum of Natural History. Our guide Danielle was very knowledgeable in addition to being upbeat and engaging. Our girls (ages 6 and 9) were in awe with all the museum highlights she was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Art S, Guest Relations Manager at Art Smart, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Thank you so much Cindy! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed April 21, 2019

This was a fun and informative tour of the MET. Whitney was patient, funny and brilliant with my two boys. They loved every minute of exploring the museum. Any question they had Whitney could answer them. It is a huge museum but Whitney guided us...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

My grandson and I had a private tour of the Met. It was simply outstanding. Whitney first ascertained the areas of interest and then delivered on a very personal tour hitting all of the high points, but also adding knowledge we wouldn't have even been...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

We booked a two hour private tour to see the highlights of the Met. Maite our guide was so knowledgeable and personable. It was a completely different experience than trying to visit a museum on your own. Her stories of Egypt were fascinating and she...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Art S, Owner at Art Smart, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

What amazing praise! Thank you so much. It is our delight to be in your Top 3 of all you've seen and done in NYC over the years.

Reviewed February 21, 2019

For my mother's 80th birthday, I arranged for a private tour of the Harvard Museum through Artsmart. My mother was thrilled and is still gushing about what a great activity it was. My mother is very knowledgable about art and architecture, so I wanted something...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Could not have asked for a better guide through the Met than Whitney from ArtSmart. 2 hours was not enough time, but all we had and Whitney made the most of it. Kids liked the Egyptian exhibits, the Frank Lloyd Wright room, the medieval armor...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2019

We had a guided tour with Senta from Artsmart at the Met on a Friday evening (highly recommended as the museum was literally empty). Senta was able to adjust perfectly to our level of art understanding and gave us a fantastic tour. Very insightful and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Art S, Owner at Art Smart, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2019

Thank you Felix! It is always our pleasure. She's an incredible guide.

Reviewed January 28, 2019

Our tour guide Danielle was amazing. She showed us an awesome highlights tour of the AMNH and we enjoyed every minute. She was so patient and attentive to our kids 13,11,8 and asked them relevant questions to their curiosity. Highly recommend using ArtSmart for your...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Art S, Public Relations Manager at Art Smart, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2019

Thanks so much for this kind review. We will pass this compliment along to Danielle - she is incredible! We look forward to working with you in the future!

Reviewed January 14, 2019

I can say that without this experience, the visit to the Met would have not been the same. Our tour guide, Whitney, was very inviting and engaging. Gave us a new perspective on the art collection and helped us understand so much more about what...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Art S, Owner at Art Smart, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Thank you so much for these kind words. We aim to make each art tour special and to help our clients make the most of their time. We will pass along your praise to Whitney as well! Thank you!

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