Graffitimundo: Buenos Aires Walking Tour: Origins of Street Art

Buenos Aires Walking Tour: Origins of Street Art

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Graffitimundo

Non-profit organization

3 hours
From$35 USDper person

Graffitimundo is a multi-disciplinary platform supporting Argentine urban artists and the local street art scene.

Tour Highlights

  • Gaze at Buenos Aires' most impressive works of graffiti art, and help support local artists.
  • Visit some of Buenos Aires largest neighborhoods such as Colegiales and Palermo, while learning about the culture of urban art in the city.
  • Visit the city's only artist-run street art gallery.

Tour revenue will provide support to local artists and the Buenos Aires art community.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday

  • Start Time

    3 PM

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Good For

    Adults, Families, Professionals

  • Languages

    English

  • Tour Participants

    2 to 18

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Clothing & Equipment

    Camera, Comfortable shoes for walking, Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen lotion, Water

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Yes

Tour Description

This North City tour provides a visually stunning introduction to the vibrant world of urban art in Buenos Aires and its compelling history. Travel to graffiti and street art hotspots and visit the only artist-run street art gallery in the city. Explore the barrios of Colegiales, Chacarita, Villa Crespo, and Palermo - all neighborhoods that feature a rich variety of art from leading local and international artists. Visit these communities both on foot and in a private, air-conditioned minibus.

Vetted & Visited By

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Ribbon ambassador
Vanessa Huet
October 1, 2015
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Ribbon ambassador
Indira Palomino
June 20, 2016

Tour Start Address

Colegiales, Buenos Aires, Argentina

More About Graffitimundo

Mission

To promote the urban art scene in Buenos Aires and support local artists.

Main Programs

  • Providing free tours for public school groups

  • Connecting artists with institutions and the public

  • Educating others about the street art scene through talks

  • Creating a documentary called ‘White Walls Say Nothing’

  • Writing a book called ‘Battlegrounds and Playgrounds’

Awards & Recognition

Wall Street Journal
Featured, 2011
New York Times
Featured, 2010
Washington Post
Featured, 2010
BBC
Featured, 2010
Elle
Featured, 2011