The founder, Isabela Galvao, strongly believes in art as an experience to transform people’s lives. Upon arriving in London in 2015, Isabela identified difficulty finding informative guided tours. She also noticed that most established museums only offered tours of their permanent collection displays. Spotting this opportunity to bring people to temporary exhibitions, she began to offer guided visits and give the talks herself. In 2016, Isabela set up London Art Walk to make art more accessible to a broader audience. Since then, there have been more than 40 art walks in the British capital, visiting private and public institutions such as the Tate Modern, Tate Britain, the British Museum, the National Gallery, V&A, the Design Museum, Camden Art Centre and much more.
London Art Walk has now established links with several galleries, museums, and artists, allowing the company to be in the centre of London’s thriving art scene and sometimes also moving further to national spaces such as the Hepworth Wakefield and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. This knowledge and network extend to Brazil, where Isabela originates from.
Living with art is a privilege that generates joy, encounters, satisfaction and stimulates individuals intellectually. To have a work of art at home is to gain a window of possibilities, interpretations and an open space for dialogue. With that passion, Isabela started her role as an art advisor to help young collectors choose what to buy. “The right fit is out there waiting to be found.” Specialising in the contemporary market, she has assisted numerous collectors with diverse backgrounds and budgets. She now assists emerging and established collectors, helping them develop unique and thriving art collections.
London Art Walk believes in the power that art has to reveal profound insights into our world and spark transformative conversations between individuals. As a premier purveyor of art tours, it serves as the gateway between the world of art and those seeking to experience it.
Our vision is to democratise culture and create a broader dialogue between art and people. Additionally, to inform, connect and share art to new audiences.