Visit Harlem, and be a part of a one of a kind experience that will revisit the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s when the community was filled with cultural icons such as Duke Ellington, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes and James Weldon Johnson. The night includes the following:
Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Bus/Walking Tour
Night begins with a tour through historic Harlem presenting archival video and audio while you’re there at various historic Harlem Renaissance sights. Imagine seeing video of Langston Hughes while traveling past last residence on west 127th Street.
Visit to Harlem Art Gallery
Art was a major contributor to the Harlem Renaissance and is one of the cornerstones of current cultural expression in the community. We will visit one of Harlem’s premiere art galleries and have hors d’oeuvres and wine while experiencing a collection that’s contributing to the current renaissance in Harlem.
Old School Harlem Renaissance Speakeasy Jam
Rent parties were popular during the 1920’s and often featured some of the best talent in Harlem. Come with us and jam the night away as we recreate authentic 1920’s Harlem rent party atmosphere with period music and poetry. Home cooked soul food will be served in same fashion it was during the renaissance.
|Time:||6:00 PM – 12:00 PM|
|Price:||$75.00 Per Person|
|Meet:||Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104 Malcolm X Blvd, between 115th & 116th Streets on uptown side of Malcolm X Blvd. 2, 3 express trains arrive directly to location on (IRT – red line). Tour guide will be standing out front wearing red hat with sign in hand reading “Harlem Heritage Tours”.|