Beverly Hills Art Walk Offers Free Guided Tours
From Feb. 17 to Feb. 20, the City of Beverly Hills in partnership with the Arts and Culture Commission will offer free guided tours of the city’s Art Walk led by expert docents.
From Feb. 17 to Feb. 20, the City of Beverly Hills in partnership with the Arts and Culture Commission will offer free guided tours of the city’s Art Walk led by expert docents. Participants will be led on a tour of the city’s public art collection of nearly 100 pieces, exploring sculptures from Ai Weiwei, Ringo Starr, Tom Friedman, Jaume Plensa, Tony Smith, Alfred Jacquemart, Barry Flanagan, Roxy Paine and Magdalena Abakanowicz and more.
“We are excited to offer these tours to the public as an opportunity to expose more people to Beverly Hills’ significant fine art collection, which is filled with artworks from world-renowned artists,” Arts and Culture Commission Chair Deborah Frank told the Courier. “Art enriches our environment and creates a situation for new experiences. What better way, than a free public tour to offer these experiences to anyone, whether a visitor or someone from the community!”
The tours will begin daily at 2 p.m. starting at the Lily Pond in Beverly Gardens Park. While the event is free, guests must register at www.beverlyhills.org/artwalk.
“We are thrilled to work with our Arts & Culture Commission in offering an event that is free and accessible to the community as a way to showcase and celebrate art and artmaking during Frieze Week in Beverly Hills,” Jenny Rogers, Director of the Community Services Department said. “With so many significant pieces in the City’s Fine Art Collection, we felt this was a greatway to highlight and feature our world class public art.”
Although the event is outdoors, the city is strongly encouraging participants to wear masks. To learn more, visit beverlyhills.org/publicart.