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      METRO ART MOVES: Union Station Art & Architecture Tour in Los Angeles


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      January 12, 2020

      Sunday   7:00 PM (on various days)

      800 N Alameda St.
      Los Angeles, California 90012

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      METRO ART MOVES: Union Station Art & Architecture Tour

      Discover art, architecture and spaces not generally open to the public in an exclusive free tour of Union Station Los Angeles. Sunday, January 13, 201810:30 am -12:30 pmBegins at the information booth inside the Alameda Street entrance to historic Union Station. The tours are free. No reservations required. Led by Metro Art Los Angeles Docents, the tour covers Union Station art, architecture and spaces not generally open to the public, including the Historic Ticketing Hall. Additionally, the tours explore artworks located in the Gold Line Portal, Union Station East and inside the Metro Headquarters Building. Metro Art Moves is a free series of regularly scheduled and special tours of artwork in the Metro Rail system. Regular tours are led by trained Metro Art Docent Council volunteers and provide insights into the artworks, artists and art-making processes. Special tours heighten the passenger experience in novel and engaging ways through the perspective, experience and knowledge of artists and cultural experts. Tours are free. Reservations are not required but are appreciated so that the Docent Council can anticipate numbers.  Drop-ins are also welcome. GENERAL INFORMATION Metro Art tours take about 2 hours and are approximately 90% walking; there are elevators and escalators in all of the stations. The Docents distribute TAP cards that are pre-loaded with an all-day pass allowing tour participants to ride the Metro Rail & Bus system for free. Attendees may keep the TAP cards and reload them for future use. Docents use voice amplifiers and wear bright orange safety vests for easy identification. Both are provided by Metro. There are no public restrooms available in the stations but there are restrooms available to the public at Union Station and the Hollywood/Highland shopping complex as well as various businesses along the routes.

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      This event repeats on various days: Feb 9, Mar 8, Apr 12

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.