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. [more]
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.
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.
The Essentials: Bronzeville Arts District Trolley Tour
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.