Gallery Guichard Chicago

Explore the art galleries and shops of the historic Bronzeville neighborhood during the last Bronzeville Trolley Tour of the summer, on Friday, September 16. From 6pm-9pm, trolleys will roll down Bronzeville arts district streets stopping at notable art galleries, shops and restaurants. FREE live music, food and drink add to the festivities for this can't miss event.

Billed as the Grand Finale, the program will feature ISH music, face painting by Indigie Face, and a play, "Black Girls (Can) FLy" by Sam Chatman.

Bronzeville Trolley Tour Chicago

South Side Community Art Center Chicago

Starting at 43rd Street and King Drive and extending to Cottage Grove, trolleys will make stops at each location on the schedule at 15 minute intervals.

Highlights include the "Echoes of Our Journey" exhibit at Gallery Guichard, which showcases vintage doors covered with mixed media images representing the Great Migration, Bronzeville Artists Lofts, which include open studios and Faie Afrikan Art, which displays pieces from the Western, Eastern, Central and Southern regions of Africa.  

Gallery Guichard Chicago

South Side Community Art Center Chicago

Don't forget to stop by Some Like It Black Creative Arts Bar for fresh juices, tacos and live music and Honey 1 BBQ for slow cooked, open pit barbecue.

 

The Essentials: Bronzeville Arts District Trolley Tour
Free Admission!
Friday, September 16, 6pm-9pm
43rd and King Drive to Cottage Grove

 

Explore more through the Bronzeville guide, or start your adventures with a list of Chicago neighborhoods — complete with itineraries, events and interactive map. Bronzeville Summer Nights is just one of the many highlights of the Great Migration Centennial; learn more at choosechicago.com/greatmigration.