Podcast Explores Black Arts Heritage in Fort Greene & Clinton Hill

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2018

Black Artstory Tour Collage

Enjoy strolling the streets of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill while you learn about the area’s rich Black arts history through a self-guided walking tour.  The Myrtle Avenue Black Artstory Tour is available as a podcast to download from any mobile device.

This walking tour explore’s the neighborhood’s rich history as a home to many famous and influential Black artists.  While there are countless local artists who lead incredible lives and merit attention, this tour focuses on eight different individuals who helped define the neighborhood’s lasting legacy as an enclave for Black artists.

Click here to view the tour route map and a list of artists included in the tour.

The tour is part of the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership’s annual Myrtle Avenue Black Artstory Month, held each February to locally celebrate Black History Month.  This self-guided tour is also part of the Partnership’s larger walking tour series, which includes guided historic walks through the Wallabout neighborhood.  View the events calendar to find more details and to register for an upcoming Wallabout Historic Walking Tour in September or October.

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