Dolly Parton and Beyond- Get off the Beaten Path of Asheville Street Art

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Description

Get ready to immerse yourself in Asheville's vibrant urban art scene on this guided walking tour! We'll explore hidden alleyways and bustling streets, discovering the stories and artistic talents behind the city's most captivating murals.
Our adventure begins in the River Arts District downtown, where the city’s art culture was born. We'll marvel at diverse styles, from photorealistic portraits to abstract creations. Our knowledgeable guide will share insights into the local artists and the messages they aim to convey.
No Asheville art tour is complete without a visit to West Asheville! Here, a vibrant community spirit shines through the colorful murals that adorn the walls. We'll stop by the legendary Beauty Parade Hair Salon, where a true Asheville icon – Dolly Parton – graces the side of the building. Artist Gus Cutty's creation features Dolly in all her rhinestone-studded glory, joined by the fabulous RuPaul in a recent update. Snap a selfie with this Instagram-famous mural and learn the story behind this unexpected artistic duo.
We will encounter murals that celebrate Asheville's rich cultural heritage, and local businesses close to the community's heart, or whimsical designs that spark your imagination. Our guide will keep you engaged with interesting facts and anecdotes about the murals and the artists who breathe life into Asheville's streets.
This tour is perfect for art enthusiasts, photography lovers, or anyone seeking a unique way to experience Asheville's culture. It's a chance to appreciate the artistic energy that pulsates through the city and be surprised by the beauty found in unexpected corners. So hop on the bus and join us on a colorful adventure!

Tour Info

Duration
1 hour 30 minutes
Group Size
4 to 12
Price starts at
TBD
Languages
English
Meeting Point

Foundy Street Asheville NC

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Included

  • A local guide

Excluded

  • No food or beverage is provided.

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Cancellation policy

Parties must cancel 48 hours prior to the scheduled tour to receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued within 24 hours of tour time.

Parties must cancel 48 hours prior to the scheduled tour to receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued within 24 hours of tour time.

What should I bring with me and how should I dress?

You can bring beverages and snacks. You should dress appropriately for the weather but there is air conditioning and heat on the bus.

You can bring beverages and snacks. You should dress appropriately for the weather but there is air conditioning and heat on the bus.

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