Israel’s contemporary art is diverse in trends, styles and genres. Museums, trend setting and experimental galleries, artist’s studios and working spaces, beautiful street art and more, all create a vibrant beating art scene.

With ten years of experience in the art field and a group of dedicated guides from different backgrounds, we offer private art tours tailored to your interests, comfort and needs. This is a great way to get acquainted with this extraordinary place through its art and leading experts from the local art scene. Here are some of our popular art tours.

Want a different theme? No problem. Contact us and we’ll design a tour just for you.

Talking Art’s custom tours

Gallery Hop TLV

Our classic tour, varies as we want to visit the best shows in town.
In this tour we will be hopping between 3-4 galleries around one of the art centers in TLV (north, south or center TLV). We will see various exhibitions by both Israeli and international artists working in various media of contemporary art. We will get aquatinted with the gallery’s scene in TLV and meet the artists, curators and gallery owners.

2 HOURS WALKING TOUR
GROUPS UP TO 20 GUESTS

Art in the South – Gallery Hop, artists’ studios and Street Art

“Kiryat Ha’melacha” neighborhood in South TLV was once an industrial area, but then abandoned and neglected. As such it was “adopted” by Israeli Artists to become with time, a busy web of contemporary art in Israel.
This tour takes you to visit the “highlights” of galleries, studios, street art and graffiti, and includes a studio visit with a local artist.

 

2 HOURS WALKING TOUR
GROUPS UP TO 20 GUESTS

Street art and Graffiti Tour – south TLV

South Tel Aviv’s neighborhoods turned to become a workshop for testing new street images and wisdom.

This tour will give you an insider’s look at the vibrant questions of: the differences between street art and graffiti; what are the common techniques used by street artists; what rebellious messages they try to communicate; and what double edged attention they are given by authorities.    

 

1.5 HOURS WALKING TOUR
GROUPS UP TO 20 GUESTS

Tel Aviv Museum of Art – Israeli art tour

With breathtaking architecture and one of the largest art collections in Israel, the TAMA is definitely a “must see” museum. As we focus on the Israeli contemporary art collection, we will move from one wing of the Museum to the other and from “old to new”.

This tour is a great way to get to know the history of Israeli art and its heritage.

 

2 HOURS WALKING TOUR
GROUPS UP TO 20 GUESTS

Urban Experience - a special program combining street art tour and smartphone photography workshop

We know our tours are inspiring and we want to give you a chance to learn how to take creative, interesting and fun pictures using your own phone.  All this, as we combine a photography workshop with our street art tour.  We will emphasize on the right angles and features to take; right compositions; light shadows, and light affects.

 

3 HOURS WALKING TOUR
GROUPS UP TO 20 GUESTS

Jaffa’s hidden workshops

In the magic allies of Jaffa lays a true treasure of both artists and designers workshops. You can find them in established artist’s residencies, stylish workshops, small hidden studios and even in the living rooms of young upcoming artists.
This walking tour takes us through different neighborhoods in Jaffa revealing the history of Tel Aviv in its early days and the contemporary process of gentrification as young artists broaden the borders of the city.

Studio visit with artist Esther Cohen

2 HOURS WALKING TOUR
GROUPS UP TO 10 GUESTS

Art and Technology

This tours aims at shedding some light at how artists deal with the penetration of digital technology into our everyday life, as well as into their art work.

We will meet the artists in their working spaces, and will see how art is made by machines; how painting is generated by google searches; and how works of art are made by using applications  such as WAZE and WhatsAPP, VR and more.

2.5 HOURS WALKING TOUR
GROUPS UP TO 15 GUESTS

Tel Aviv's architecture

Israel’s capital city is returning to be also a capital of contemporary art. New galleries; artists’ studios; artist run spaces; a web of national, local and private museums are scattered around the city. This tour explores the highlighted attractions of contemporary art in Jerusalem focusing on the avant-garde collective art.

We will also try to see how art-community values suit a materialistic society, and how the locality and the community react to such initiative.

1.5 HOURS WALKING TOUR
GROUPS UP TO 20 GUESTS

Art in the Capital: From traditional to experimental contemporary art in Jerusalem

In this tour we will explore the contemporary art scene in Jerusalem, focusing on the avant-garde collective art. We will visit places where art is made and exhibited and meet the people who make it all happen. We will try to understand if there is a place for art-community values in a capitalist and materialistic society, how the municipality reacts to these initiatives and how the traditional art world accepts them. All this in Jerusalem, which surprisingly performs as the perfect arena for collective art activity.

2 HOURS WALKING TOUR
GROUPS UP TO 20 GUESTS

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TALKING ART

Contemporary Art Tours

Shani Werner

Yael ben Ari

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