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Los Angeles Times | March 2024
How Mellon chief Elizabeth Alexander (and $500 million) changed the nature of the monuments we revere

Mellon Foundation | February 2024
Monument Lab Director Paul M. Farber to Join Mellon Foundation’s Board of Trustees

We are Memphis | February 2024
Tom Lee museum, slave market memorial receive national funding

Architect | January 2024
Shaping Our Future: The Transformative Power of Public Memorials

The New York Times| November 2024
Mellon Foundation Doubles Funding for U.S. Monuments, Pledging a Total $500 Million

Bloomberg | November 2023
A $500 Million Bid to Bring New Monuments to the US

Michigan Daily | October 2023
Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger talks memory and monuments in Stamps Speaker Series

Forbes | September 2023
Fall 2023 Exhibitions At University Of Michigan Museum Of Art Highlight America’s Two Great Original Sins

CBS News Sunday Morning | September 2023
Art on the Mall: American diversity on display

Bloomberg | September 2023
6 Ways to Make New Monuments for the National Mall

Chicago Tribune | August 2023
Guerilla artist Kelly Kristin Jones knows what do about problematic public statues. You might not like it.

Washington Post | August 2023
Art on the Mall! They put art on the Mall!

NPR Weekend Edition | August 2023
A groundbreaking exhibition on the National Mall shows monuments aren't set in stone

New York Times | August 2023
On Our National Mall, New Monuments Tell New Stories

New York Magazine – The Cut | August 2023
Public Art Tells a New Story on the National Mall

Smithsonian | August 2023
Outdoor Exhibition on the National Mall Spotlights Untold American Stories

Artnet | August 2023
The National Mall’s First Outdoor Public Art Show Celebrates Diversity With Sculptures by Derrick Adams, Wendy Red Star, and More

Philadelphia Inquirer | August 2023
Marian Anderson and the Liberty Bell inspire new artworks on the National Mall

Washington Post | August 2023
Opinion: New exhibit at National Mall shows how we can coalesce around shared history

American Planning Association | August 2023
Using Public Space to Expand Storytelling on the National Mall

Axios | August 2023
New must-see art breaks barriers on the Mall

Washington Post | August 2023
Move Over, Monuments: The Mall Gets First Curated Multi-Artist Exhibit

Hyperallergic | August 2023
Reimagined Monuments Take Over DC’s National Mall

Artnet News | August 2023
The National Mall’s First Outdoor Public Art Show Celebrates Diversity With Sculptures by Derrick Adams, Wendy Red Star, and More

The Architect's Newspaper | August 2023
Beyond Granite: Pulling Together Stages Six Installations on the National Mall That Recall Underrepresented American Histories

Surface | August 2023
For One Month, Untold Stories Triumph on the National Mall

NBC4 Washington | August 2023
First-of-its-kind National Mall exhibit to debut 6 art installations sharing lesser-known stories

Monocle on Design | August 2023
'Beyond Granite’, Bandaloop, At Kollektive

The Washington Informer
New Exhibit Features Unknown Narratives of the National Mall, D.C.

Washington City Paper | August 2023
The Inaugural Beyond Granite Exhibition Showcases Untold Stories on the Mall

Axios | August 2023
Pennsylvania artist brings art exhibit to National Mall

The Baltimore Sun | August 2023
Baltimore native brings story of Black resilience and joy during desegregation to site of the March on Washington

Billings Gazette | August 2023
Apsáalooke artist unveils new work on the National Mall

The Body | August 2023
The National Mall Hosts a Homegoing for Black Queer Church Musicians Who Died From AIDS-Related Complications

Cornell Chronicle | August 2023
National Mall installation invites public to ‘let freedom ring’

The Art Newspaper | July 2023
Monuments to Overlooked Histories Are Coming to Washington, DC’s National Mall

The New York Times | December 2022
National Mall Commissions 6 Artists for Monument Exhibition

Bloomberg | December 2022
The National Mall Is Hosting a Pop-Up Exhibit for New Monuments

artnet | December 2022
A New $4.5 Million Public Art Initiative Aims to Create ‘More Inclusive and Equitable’ Monuments. The First Selection Is Coming to the National Mall

ARTnews | December 2022
Monuments Show Planned for National Mall

Surface | December 2022
The National Mall Enlists Six Artists for an Exhibition About Diaspora and Migration

The Art Newspaper | December 2022
Temporary Monuments to Pop Up on the National Mall in Washington, DC, in New Initiative

NPR | October 2021
Who do Americans honor most? The National Monument Audit wants to find out

Philly Mag | October 2021
Who Deserves a Statue — And Who Never Did? Philly’s Monument Lab May Have Answers

Washington Post | October 2021
America’s 50,000 monuments: More mermaids than congresswomen, more Confederates than abolitionists

HyperAllergic | October 2021
Violence Is The Most Common Subject of Commemoration in US Monuments

CityLab | October 2021
Why There Are Still 149 Statues of Christopher Columbus in the U.S.

National Geographic | September 2021
Who do American monuments honor the most? A landmark study finally has answers.

Smithsonian Magazine | September 2021
Scholars Spent a Year Scrutinizing America’s Monuments. Here’s What They Learned

ArtNet News | September 2021
Half of the Top 50 Most Memorialized Figures in the United States Owned Slaves, According to a New Survey of the Country’s Monuments

Philadelphia Inquirer | May 2021
‘The impossible is what we do’: A new art project honors neighborhood ‘Staying Power’

The New York Times | May 2021
They are Their Own Monuments

Fast Company | April 2021
Explore your city’s invisible history with this free AR app”

NPR | February 2021
“Memorializing The Deaths Of More Than 500,000 Americans Lost To COVID-19”

Forbes | October 2020
Mellon Foundation Commits $250 Million To ‘Reimagine’ U.S. Monuments Amid National Debate

The New Yorker | September 2020
"The New Monuments America Needs"

Hyperallergic | July 2020
“What Constitutes an ‘Appropriate Monument’? Philadelphians Have a Few Ideas”

Artforum | June 2020
"Interview: Paul Farber and Ken Lum on reimagining symbols and systems of justice"

CityLab | October 2017
What I Learned in the Monument Wars

Philadelphia Inquirer | September 2017
"Philly's big new art project asks: Who deserves a monument, anyway?