Enjoy viewing the unique form of expression known as “street art”. Melbourne Street Tours is the only tour of its type in Melbourne that offers the public the opportunity to view “street art,” also known as graffiti, up close and personal. What’s even more unique about this tour is that all of the tour guides are street artists, adding a more personal view to the insight into street art and its overall meaning in Melbourne. Participants of this tour will gain a historical understanding of street art and its overall impact on the streets of Melbourne.
Melbourne Street Tours offers two street artists tours. They include:
· CBD Street Art Tour
This is the original street tour, which covers a wide variety of known street art paths as well as some street art jewels that are off the beaten path. This tour ends at the well-known Blender Studios, where tour participants will receive a studio tour that includes meeting street artists as well as seeing them at work. Some details about the CDB Street Art Tour include:
o Tours are conducted Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 1:30pm to 4:30pm.
o This tour accommodates a minimum of three people and a maximum of 12 people. Individuals can join a tour group that is already running.
o Tour participants will receive light refreshments (market fresh produce, wine, beer, etc.) while touring the studio.
· Fitzroy Street Art Tours
Established by popular demand in January, 2016, the Fitzroy Street Tour covers the often-seen and well-known street art-lined streets of Fitzroy and Collingwood. The tour finishes at the Rose Street Artist Markets, where tour participants can enjoy light refreshments. Some details about the Fitzroy Street Art Tour include:
o Tours are conducted on Saturdays 11:00am to 1:30pm.
o This tour accommodates a minimum of three people and a maximum of 10 people. Individuals can join a tour group that is already running.
Group tours are available for both the CDB and Fitzroy Street Tours. Group tour options include:
· School group excursion
· Corporate tours
· Private tours
For more information on group torus, contact Melbourne Street Tours by email, via phone at 03 9328 5556, or book a tour online under Group Bookings.
Melbourne Street Tours offers two interesting workshops. They include:
· Street Art Stencil Workshop - Participants create their own re-usable stencil and artwork. Classes are every second Saturday 10:00am to 12:30pm. All materials are included.
· Youth Engagement and Street Art Workshops - From one workshop to extended programs, Melbourne Street Tours offers an assortment workshop teaching and an assortment of skills and techniques such as
o T-shirt silk screening
o Paste-up art
o Street art mentoring
For more information on workshops, contact 03 9328 5556.
Artist Studio Services
Melbourne Street Tours offer artist studio services created by various illustrators and street and graffiti artists. From commercial paintings and murals to chalk drawings and street art youth events, Melbourne Street Tours is licensed and bonded to provide professional artist services. For more information about artist studio services, please contact via email or via phone 03 9328 5556.
Gift vouchers for Melbourne Street Tours are available for purchase online for both adults and children. All gift vouchers are valid for up to five months from the date of purchase.