Los Murales de Segundo Barrio Tour

Los Murales de Segundo Barrio Tour

January 19, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
South Santa Fe Street & West Father Rahm Avenue Santa Fe St. El Paso, TX 79901

Event Days:
Corner of Santa Fe and Father Rahm, down the street from the Streetcar Depot
Contact Name:
Holly Cobb
Contact E-mail Address:
Contact Phone Number:
(915) 533 - 0048

El Segundo Barrio has been the first home for thousands of families in El Paso since the 1880s. The adobe neighborhood has been described as “the Ellis Island of the Border.” Emblematic of Mexican and Chicano culture, learn about the renaissance of the Mexican mural tradition in El Paso by exploring the murals of El Segundo Barrio. -Learn about 15 different murals spanning over the past 20 decades in the Segundo Barrio and how they compare to the murals of Tom Lea. -Understand the themes, artists, and symbolism of the Segundo Barrio Murals -Explore murals that depict Mexican and Indigenous motifs, political statements, and historical stories. Itinerary - Meet at the corner of Santa Fe St. and Father Rahm St. at 10:00 am. - Walk about a square mile in the neighborhood; not advised for those with limited mobility. - After the tour, attendees may join the group for a no-host lunch at El Chewco. -Questions? Please call us at 915-533-0048 -This walking tour is extensive. Please wear comfortable shoes. Don’t forget to bring your ticket! If you are unable to make the event. Please, email We love to share images from our events with our social media audience. By RSVPing and/or attending the event, you consent for us to share photos that may be taken of you at the event.

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