Anybody wanna go walking with the leading muralist in DC to see his murals celebrating DC's lively communities? Put your walking shoes on and show up.
Sunday, April 23, 1 – 2:30 pm
Artist G. Byron Peck's Shaw/U Street Mural Tour Meet outside the U Street/African-Amer Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Metro station (13th Street exit).
Tour Shaw and Dupont Circle in the company of beloved DC artist, G. Byron Peck, and get an eyeful of some of his best-known Washington murals. Begin by looking back on U Street's history as Black Broadway when you consider the Duke Ellington mural and portrait. Then consider some of the cultures that contribute to this neighborhood's character, evident in the Black Family Reunion and Mayan Murals. Finally, turn your attention to the area's architectural legacy at the Dupont Circle mural.
Cultural Tourism DC is offering WalkingTown, DC SPRING EDITION 2006(Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23), a weekend of 50 free walking tours (and a few bike and boat tours) in neighborhoods across Washington, DC. For more information call 202-661-7581.
All tours are free.
Reservations are not required, with the exception of bike tours. Just show up!
Tours are held rain or shine.