Saturday: Monumental Moments - A Series of Imaginings

Sept. 23

Now that the Confederate monuments are gone, taken down by Mayor Catherine Pugh overnight following the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville that left one anti-fascist counter protester dead, the city has a bunch of plinths that could become the home for new works of art. But what? This first of three sessions, hosted by artist and activist Sheila Gaskins, asks the community for input about the future of these spaces. Should there be statues of Baltimoreans? Memorials to America's history with slavery? More works like "Madre Luz,"  Pablo Machioli's sculpture of a black, pregnant woman with her fist raised that was placed in front of the Lee-Jackson monument first in 2015 and then immediately following Charlottesville? The possibilities are endless, really. Speak your mind. 1-4 p.m., Arch Social Club, 2624 North Ave., facebook.com/groups/artpartheid, free. (Brandon Weigel) 

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