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Hyattsville with an art historian

Hyattsville with an art historian

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food and transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am 33 years old and grew up in West Texas. Famed art town Marfa, TX inspired my art history dissertation which studies the relationship between New York-centric minimalist art (think big concrete boxes) and the vernacular creative practices of the town's Mexican American majority (think altars in back yards). I completed my PhD in 2016. Prior to moving to DC for a curatorial position at a major…
Josh T
Josh T
Josh T
Josh T

What we’ll do

This experience takes place in my off-the-beaten-track neighborhood of historic Hyattsville. We will start our journey at Vigilante, an award-winning coffee roaster. After caffeinating and reviewing the day's details, we cross the street and tour Pyramid Atlantic, an historic artist-run printshop where you will have the chance to see exhibitions of master printers' work, artists at work on vintage…

What else you should know

Comfortable walking shoes are key! Otherwise, bring all the questions about art you ever wanted answered.

What I’ll provide

Food
Tacos on me! I will order a variety of my favorites while y'all hunt us down a table at lively La Placita. Notify of dietary needs please!
Transportation
Driving / Metro

What to bring

Comfortable walking shoes.

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Where you'll be

Vigilante Coffee (award-winning coffee, neighborhood hangout) Pyramid Atlantic (artist-run print shop and gallery) Magruder Park (the heart of historic Hyattsville, beautiful walking and people watching) La Placita Taqueria (unique art and amazing tacos)

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 10 and up can attend. We will be walking quite a bit, though my car is also available.

More tips

Comfortable walking shoes are key! Otherwise, bring all the questions about art you ever wanted answered.

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Josh T
Hyattsville with an art historian
5 reviews
$67/person
5 reviews
$67/person