STREET ART Tours
PSAA now offers an official tour program! Join us for interpretive Experience Tours exploring some of Portland's best murals! On these tours, PSAA directors speak about our city's rich history of murals, active community projects, and a range of topics related to street art, graffiti, and the politics of public space. Sometimes there will even be surprise artist speakers and mural painting happening along the way! This 3.5 hour Experience Tour also includes a painting tutorial by a local artist, showing you the basics of aerosol art. Try your hands at rattle cans and learn some spray-painting techniques! All participants also get a free bag of hand-made stickers created by local street artists, a full list of all the art seen on the tour, and a guide to finding more murals in SE Portland.
These tours are currently walking tours of inner industrial SE Portland, but PSAA plans to expand offerings to include biking and pedi-cabs tours, and to other areas of the city in the future. More summer dates will be announced soon. All proceeds go to paying the tour leaders, participating artists, and supporting PSAA's community work.*
Do you have a large group, or want to schedule a customized tour for your business or organization? Learn more about our Private Tour Options...
* For those of you living in Portland, if the cost of the Experience Tours is prohibitive, PSAA will still offer free public tours during Pedalpalooza, and free/discounted tours to local school groups. If there are any spaces available on the Experience Tours, day-of spaces will be provided to locals in exchange for a sliding-scale fee (pay what you can).