Feet on the Street Tours presents Murals in the Market Walking Tours
Experience an up close & behind the scenes look at the 2nd Annual Murals in the Market Festival in the Eastern Market District. Enjoy the new public art and vibrancy created in the Market by Inner State Gallery, 1xRUN and the Eastern Market Corporation, along with a group of sponsors. There is nothing like seeing these incredible large-scale works of art for yourself, hearing the artists' stories, and contemplating the meaning behind the paint.
Building on the momentum of last year's inaugural festival, incredible street art has come to life on even more buildings all over the Eastern Market District. Book a tour now that the murals are complete, and enjoy a backstage pass to interactively explore them!
** Although our public mural art tours have concluded, we are available for private, customized art tours. Call us for details and dates, and take your own private, inside-scoop tour of the murals! Any size group is welcome. **
Each participant will receive a map of the murals to continue exploring on their own in the future - we will cover some, but certainly not all, of the 45+ new murals!
Enjoy hearing about the rich history of Detroit's Eastern Market District, as well as current development, and food and art happenings in this vibrant district. You'll gain a deeper understanding of the local food movement, entrepreneurship, community, and the arts & music scene.
On this tour, stroll to experience numerous brand-new murals, the realization of the Festival's vision, interspersed with mural art from years past. Your docents will share the knowledge they've gained from the artists as they were painting their murals throughout the Festival. We will explain how this project came to be and what it means to the Eastern Market District and to Detroit.
For more information about Murals in the Market, visit their website.