Hood Huggers Tour: Eagle Street Downtown, Featuring The Block

Sun, Feb 19, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Asheville Art Museum
2 S Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
30 adults; $27 ages 4–17 and seniors 60-plus
Asheville Art Museum

Join this neighborhood walking tour to learn about the rich history of The Block as well as Sherrill Roland’s personal experiences and his family’s legacy in Asheville, in support of the special exhibition Sherrill Roland: Sugar, Water, Lemon Squeeze.

(This tour precedes Sherrrill Roland’s In Conversation at 2pm)

Meet at the Museum’s front plaza by the Reflections on Unity sculpture to attend. Explore East End Valley Street in downtown Asheville—home to shops and galleries featuring merchandise and art by African American artisans and artists. Learn about the YMI Cultural Center, the Stephens Lee Community Center, The Block, and significant African American architecture.

Registration is required.