monuments resources

Click on any of the resources below to learn more about monuments past and future.

  • Set in stone:  what should we do wtih controversial monuments

    This Humanities Washington webinar talks about the monument evaluation process and local efforts to recontextualize those that are controversial.

  • Billy Frank Jr statue to replace Marcus whitman in D.c.

    Find out more about the two men and Washington State's decision to replace one with the other as representatives of the State in the statuary display in Washington D.C.

  • Monuments of the Future

    In 2017 The National Park Service (NPS), the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC), and Van Alen Institute collaborated on Memorials for the Future, an ideas competition to reimagine how we think about, feel, and experience memorials.

  • Monument lab

    Monument Lab is a public art and history studio based in Philadelphia that  cultivates and facilitates critical conversations around the past, present, and future of monuments.