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NYC Corporate Events & Art Tours for Company Outings

NYC Corporate Events & Art Tours for Company Outings

Art-inspired, innovative museum and gallery tours and experiences created for corporate and professional audiences in New York City

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Corporate Art Tours in NYC

If you’re looking for company outing ideas in New York City, client entertainment, or a corporate team-building experience, ART SMART offers a variety of customizable tours and experiences around New York’s many world-class museums and galleries. Whether we’re touring one museum or visiting several in a row, we can plot an ART SMART tour that caters to your unique business needs and interests.

Select NYC Museums & Art Neighborhoods

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) The Met is a New York City art tour favorite, boasting one of the most diverse art collections in the world, from ancient Egyptian temples to contemporary photography and everything in between. ART SMART helps you navigate through the countless epochs and geographic areas by crafting a tour that incorporates only the art objects that most interest you, and making sure you and your corporate group have an opportunity for lively discussion. Read more about our Met Tours.

Chelsea Galleries, the High Line & Hudson YardsThe High Line and Hudson Yards are perfect locations for corporate summer outings in New York City, and a visit to the ever-changing Chelsea galleries is a fresh new experience every time. Read more about our Chelsea Gallery Tours.

Lower East Side Galleries– If you’re looking for original ideas for client entertainment, a visit to the galleries of the Lower East Side is a wonderfully eclectic and memorable experience that is sure to get everyone talking. Read more about our Lower East Side Tours.

Brooklyn Galleries- Brooklyn’s vibrant art community comes alive in its diverse mix of galleries and studio spaces, and our private art tours will give you and your corporate team or clients an opportunity to put these works of art and their artists in context. Read more about our Brooklyn Galleries Tours.

The Guggenheim Museum– Housed in Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic, spiraling structure, The Guggenheim Museum is as much about its unique space as it is about its abstract paintings and thematic exhibitions.  An ART SMART corporate team outing tour will help you discover the intricacies of the building and appreciate the premier works of art it showcases. Read more about our Guggenheim Tours.

American Museum of Natural HistoryThe AMNH is one of the most amazing museums in the world, and with so many iconic exhibits it is hard to choose among them. Our favorites include the Big Blue Whale in the Hall of Ocean Life, the Dinosaur Fossil Halls, the world-renowned dioramas of animals around the world, and the cutting-edge Rose Center for Earth and Space. Its collections are a wonderful way for your clients to enjoy a fun group outing in New York City. Read more about our American Museum of Natural History Tours.

The Cloisters Museum– Entirely devoted to medieval European art and architecture, The Cloisters Museum provides visitors with a rich, evocative experience. We’ll encounter reassembled portions of European medieval churches, the treasured Unicorn Tapestries, and stunning stained glass windows. Located in peaceful Fort Tyron Park on a magnificent bluff overlooking the Hudson River, the Cloisters offers a respite from the bustling city, and a charming visit to Europe’s past—a perfect choice for a summer outing in New York City. Read more about our Cloisters Museum Tours.

The Morgan Library and Museum– What began as the private library of the financier Pierpont Morgan has blossomed into a unique and impressive collection of manuscripts, prints, paintings, and more. A new addition by the architect Renzo Piano connects it all together with an inspiring central courtyard. If you want to entertain clients with something delicate and rare, the Morgan is the right choice for you.

Cooper- HewittAs the design branch of the national Smithsonian Institution, the Cooper-Hewitt is filled with treasures of historical and modern design. Fantastic light fixtures, eco-friendly appliances, and sleek, colorful furniture are just a few of the items you might encounter in this beautifully-curated museum. An ART SMART visit to the Cooper-Hewitt is a unique company outing experience, and will illuminate how these various objects—many of which fill our homes today—shape the way we live.

The New MuseumIn celebration of its 30th anniversary, the New Museum opened its luminous home on the Bowery on the Lower East Side in 2007. A stack of bright, rectilinear boxes, the space is New York’s premier museum devoted to emerging contemporary artists. If you’re interested in showing your clients and your team the next “up-and-coming” stars, ART SMART will introduce you to them here; this museum is well-known for discovering talent ahead of the curve.

LGBTQ Museums & Exhibitions– New York City art tours would be incomplete without including LGBTQ topics and artists showcased around the city in museums such as the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art and the National LGBT Museum. For a New York team-building activity that also expands horizons, ART SMART can guide you through these museums as well as other LGBTQ exhibitions featured at The Met, New Museum, Brooklyn Museum, and Whitney Museum of American Art.

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Foreign Language Tours

We recognize that New York City is a hub for international businesses, which is why our New York art tours include foreign language options. Our New York-based multilingual art historians can guide your tour fluently in English, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and many more languages. Read more about our Foreign Language Tours.

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To stay current on all the latest ART SMART has to offer our corporate clients, sign up for our monthly newsletter of New York City shows and exhibitions recommended for corporate audiences.

To reserve your tour, email us with your preferred date and time, and tell us a bit about your business goals and team interests and we’ll take it from there.

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We also offer hospitality packages, ranging from cocktails to food service, which complement the tour thematically and take place either at the tour venue or in partner locations nearby.

Please see the attached PDF link for more detail on ART SMART’s corporate tours, or feel free to reach out to us directly for a complimentary consultation on how we can design a tour for your group.