ArtsBoston is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting the arts.

MY BOOKMARKS

There are no recent bookmarks.

Please Note: This event has expired.

Race, Monuments, and Memory: A Panel Discussion

Presented by Wayland Free Public Library at First Parish Wayland, Wayland MA

Apr 22 2021
Race, Monuments, and Memory: A Panel Discussion

What does it mean to remove historical monuments? How did they get there in the first place? Is there an argument for preserving them? Join us for a panel discussion addressing these questions and more.

Confronting injustice? Or tearing down history?

The Boston Arts Commission recently removed The Emancipation Memorial from Park Square after intense pressure from the public. In Richmond, VA, the statue of Robert E. Lee has become a rallying point for Black Lives Matter protests and a canvas on which to memorialize George Floyd.

What does it mean to remove historical monuments? How did they get there in the first place? Is there an argument for preserving them? What did they symbolize to the

View more

ADMISSION INFO

Register to receive the Zoom link via email: tinyurl.com/monumentsandmemory

Contact: 5083582311

Email: cmichael@minlib.net

    Official Website

LOCATION

First Parish Wayland

50 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details