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Walk to Art, Melbourne

Thursday, November 8, 2007

Walk to Art in Melbourne takes you to the art. Art in the street, art in artist-run spaces, art in galleries. The concept is to break down barriers, those which can make walking into a gallery or studio intimidating.

To enjoy Walk to Art you do not need knowledge of art, just an interest and curiosity. Over three hours you will no doubt find yourself chatting, socialising and learning from art dealers and artists. You can explore your own thoughts and feelings about what you see, and will be guided by an art consultant with a passion for both walking and discovering.

After three hours of pleasant strolling, the group shares wine and cheese and that gives another opportunity to compare and discuss ideas with the guide and other tour participants.

Everyone receives a pack which will help continue your journey of art discovery. It includes magazines, discounts for memberships and subscriptions at art-related venues and postcards for exhibition openings. There is also a free subscription to an e-newsletter advising of exhibitions and previews in Melbourne.

Walk to Art tours operate on Wednesday and Saturday in all weather conditions. Groups have a minimum of two and a maximum of eight. Private tours can also be arranged.

The itinerary changes constantly and destinations, in the CBD and inner-city suburbs, are revealed on the day of the walk. Participants are notified of the meeting place by post, e-mail or telephone.

Everyone gathers at 1.45pm for a 2pm start and bottled water is provided for the walk. There are toilet stops along the way.

Location

Through the streets of Melbourne.

Cost

Walk to Art tours cost $98 per person. Wine and cheese and information pack are included. Gift vouchers are available.

Prices quoted correct at 8.11.2007

For more information

Walk to Art
Mobile: 0412 005 901
Phone: (03) 9419 5848
Website: www.walktoart.com.au
Email: info@walktoart.com.au

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User comments
I saw this item last night on Getaway. It looked very interesting and you know where they ended up for wine and tapas - Bar Lourinha.
What was the name of the place on Little Collins Street where they ate cheese and wine?

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