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January 29, 2019

Mural Arts Philadelphia offering special Black History Month trolley tour

Arts & Culture Black History Month
Mural Arts Philadelphia Black History Month Tour Steve Weinik/Mural Arts Philadelphia

"The Legacy of Bishop Richard Allen and the A.M.E. Church" by Willis Humphrey.

To celebrate Black History Month, Mural Arts Philadelphia is offering a special trolley tour that highlights African American figures.

On the tour, attendees will see murals such as "A Celebration of Poetry," which shows the African American poet's journey; "Staircases and Mountaintops: Ascending Beyond the Dream," which depicts Martin Luther King, Jr; and "The Legacy of Bishop Richard Allen and the A.M.E. Church," which pays homage to the activist who founded the African Methodist Episcopal Church.


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A tour guide will discuss each mural, the artists and the mural-making process. 

The tour will take place at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. It will be about two hours long, and will take attendees through various neighborhoods.

Tickets are $32 (seniors, students and kids receive a discount).


Black History Month Mural Tour

Sunday, Feb. 10
12:30 p.m. | $28-$32 per person
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
128 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102 (Hamilton Building)


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