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The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130
The first Monument Lab lab activation, a field research office, is now open at The Barnes Foundation inside the former Guest Services Center on 20th Street between the Parkway and Callowhill Street. The office represents “holistic thinking sitting alongside strategic planning; that moment when audience development and visitor experience come together.”
Open select days in August and September (as seen in dates above) the office is a space for the public to interact with staff and curators, and to submit their own monument proposals.
For more context, read: Creative reuse in partnership with Mural Arts and Monument Lab by Shelley Bernstein, Deputy Director of Digital Initiatives and Chief Experience Officer at The Barnes Foundation — bit.ly/2wqWDYb
Event Cover Photo by Shelley Bernstein
— Reflect on history. Imagine the future. Change the present.
Monument Lab: A Public Art and History Project from Mural Arts Philadelphia and a team led by curators Paul M. Farber and Ken Lum, taking place citywide in fall 2017.
Visit monumentlab.muralarts.org for more information about this expansive, interactive project, coming to Philadelphia’s Center City squares and neighborhood parks in fall 2017.
Major support for Monument Lab projects staged in Philadelphia’s five squares has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.
An expanded artist roster and projects at five neighborhood sites have been made possible by a significant grant from the William Penn Foundation.
Lead corporate sponsor is Bank of America.
Additional support has been provided by Susanna Lachs & Dean Adler, CLAWS Foundation, Hummingbird Foundation, J2 Design, National Endowment for the Arts, Nick & Dee Adams Charitable Fund, Parkway Corporation, Relief Communications LLC, Tiffany Tavarez, Tuttleman Family Foundation, Joe & Renee Zuritsky, and 432 Kickstarter backers (full backer list available at monumentlab.muralarts.org). Support for Monument Lab‘s final publication provided by the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation.
Additional support for THE TIMES has been provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services.