Crosby Street Hotel - Firmdale Art Walks

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  • Statue of a cat outside the Crosby Street Hotel, covered along the top with bright, colourful flowers. Photo Credit: Tyson Wheatly
  • The clean and airy lobby is characterised here by high ceilings, white walls all offset with original art, a sitting area with beautifully upholstered sofa and chair looking through to the drawing room and floor to ceiling window to the street outside. The lobby at Crosby Street Hotel
  • Exterior of Crosby Street Hotel with floor to ceiling windows and a large bronze cat by the Colombian artist Fernando Botero.

Firmdale Art Walks
at Crosby Street Hotel

Enjoy a private guided tour of Crosby Street Hotel's renowned art collection, which has been carefully curated by Firmdale Hotels' Co-owner and Creative Director, Kit Kemp. 

Kit Kemp’s passion for art is present within the interior design of all Firmdale Hotels in both London and New York; famous paintings and sculptures are juxtaposed beside pieces by up-and-coming artists. Crosby Street Hotel's collection includes Fernando Botero's iconic 12-foot cat sculpture, welcoming guests at the entrance of the hotel, a dramatic painting by Anselm Kiefer and Justine Smith's fabulous sculptural dogs.

Guests will be guided through the hotel's collection by artist Lyora Pissarro, before journeying on a walking tour of some of Tribeca and Chelsea's most prestigious galleries. Each tour will be unique as Lyora will arrange exclusive visits to inspiring and current exhibitions by both renowned names and emerging talent.

The tour will conclude at Crosby Street Hotel, where guests can choose to enjoy a light lunch in The Crosby Bar.

$110 per person for guided art tour
$155 per person including guided art tour and light lunch

Commencing at 10:30am, our art walks last approximately 2 hours followed by lunch in The Crosby Bar. Choose a dish from the seasonal lunch a la carte menu with a tea, coffee or juice.

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79 Crosby Street, New York, NY 10012
T: 212 226 6400

ABOUT Lyora Pissarro

French artist Lyora Pissarro has been painting since the age of 4. Taught by her mother through a lineage passed down over five generations. Her work is both figurative, abstract and rooted in painting. Currently based between New York and London, Lyora completed her formal education at Hunter College in NYC, after doing her foundation year at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).

The dreamlike landscapes of Lyora Pissarro’s works have in common her embrace of her artistic heritage. Incorporating both traditional techniques and modern technology in a constant attempt to better refract the layers of aesthetic language developed over generations of artists.

Amongst her strong training in painting, Lyora was also submersed into both the art market and academic theory in art from a young age. Her experience spans from art dealing in galleries and high-end art fairs around the world, as well as working for curatorial and architectural firm Parallel in NY, a company building museums to house private art collections. Discussing art was the only subject around her dinner table growing up.