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.
The public art and history project aims to engage artists and the public in a conversation about monuments.
The public history project originated in Copenhagen and gives statues a voice.
Over the last year, a commission in Baltimore has wrestled with the presence of Confederate monuments in the city. In this month’s feature, Elizabeth Nix (pictured above with the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument) reflects on her service on the commission.
The National Civic Art Society announces their 2016 “Classical Architecture, Classical Values” walking tours, which will demonstrate the enduring connection between core American values and the classical architecture of the nation’s capital.
Has one of America’s most prominent monuments really lost some stature?