Bronzeville Arts District Trolley Tour Continues
Friday, July 15, dive into the 2022 Bronzeville Art District Trolley Tour which offers great access to the nation’s largest African American art district. Now in its 16th year, the 2022 Bronzeville Art District Trolley Tour will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Amazing artwork and entertainment as well as an opportunity to meet the gallery owners and artists will be available to attendees. . The event is free but guests must RSVP at https://bit.ly/2022bronzevillearttour
The five galleries featured in the 2022 Bronzeville Art District Trolley Tour are: Gallery Guichard, ‘Art That Touches The Soul’, Blanc Gallery, ‘A Culture Of Conversation’, Bronzeville Artist Lofts, where extraordinary art is created and curated, Faie Afrikan Art, “African Art in Bronzeville” and the South Side Community Art Center, “A Legacy of Artistic Excellence”. The evening will also include food and cocktails.
Attendees are thrilled that the carts are back this year! Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this special part of the tour has been interrupted for two years. André Guichard, Mayor of Bronzeville and co-owner of the Guichard Gallery in Bronzeville with Frances Guichard, says, “We are thrilled to have double-deckers once again part of the Bronzeville Art District Trolley Tour this year. These carts are good for Chicago tourism and have become an international symbol of tourism in our city. It is important that they are back in Bronzeville now. Frances Guichard, the First Lady of Bronzeville, said, “The carts show the best Chicago has to offer. Chicago has great culture, art, architecture, restaurants and history. All of these things and more can be found in Bronzeville. The Guichards also point out that the Bronzeville Arts District Trolley Tour is so important because it also helps Bronzeville’s businesses and community. Frances says, “It’s a chance to create generational wealth in our community. Andre also notes, “The trolley tour is important due to our proximity to McCormick Place and downtown. People need to see the wagons traveling south to Bronzeville and realize all we have to offer. »
Carts also provide great convenience and safety for attendees as they can hop on and off carts as they wish in each of the five galleries. The Bronzeville Art District Art Tour 2022 will take place on the third Friday of each month. Additional dates after July 15 are August 19 and September 16. Customers and guests can learn more at Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2022bronzevillearttour. The 2022 Trolley Tour sponsors are: University of Illinois Cancer Center, DCASE, CIBC Bank, Building Community Foundation and Bronzeville Art District.