How it’s New York: Event organized by the Municipal Arts Society of New York
How it’s Irish: Famous Irish writer, Oscar Wilde, and his visits to New York in 1882
Did you know that long before his dramatic life in London and Paris, Oscar Wilde, the Irish poet, dramatist and wit, spent an entire year in America as he conducted an extended lecture tour across the continent?
And nowhere did he spend more time than in New York City.
Join tour guide John Cooper as he take a leafy stroll through Madison Square Park, Gramercy Park, and Greenwich Village to trace Oscar Wilde’s debut in the social and literary world.
Note : This tour run by the Municipal Arts Society usually sells out.