Author: Mariam Williams

Messages in Philadelphia’s Catto Memorials

When the School District of Philadelphia memorialized a 19th century civil rights leader by naming a disciplinary school after him, the organization sent a message about the value of black students.

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Civic Conversation about Monuments Begins in Philadelphia with Monument Lab

The public art and history project aims to engage artists and the public in a conversation about monuments.

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1970 UNESCO Convention Haunts Met as Second Ancient Vase is Seized

For the second time within ten years, officials have seized an ancient Greek vase from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Both vessels were acquired after 1970, allegedly by illicit means.

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Lawsuit: NJ tore down historic Bellmawr house ‘intentionally’

The Camden County Historical Society alleges New Jersey tore down the historic house intentionally.

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‘Talking Statues’ Arrives in New York City

The public history project originated in Copenhagen and gives statues a voice.

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Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Announces 2017 Grants and Grantees

More than $10.3 million in funding will support 53 projects, institutions, and artists.

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Library of Congress Names Tracy K. Smith 2017-18 Poet Laureate

Smith will serve as the 22nd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry beginning September 2017.

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