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Uncommon Mounument: A King memorial for Boston

14 November 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: BSA Space
290 Congress Street, Suite 200,
Boston
02210

Five finalists have been selected to create a new memorial to Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King on the Boston Common. What role do memorials play in contemporary society? How do we decide what to commemorate? What are the design considerations for this work of public art and how it relates to its site and to the history of race in Boston?

 

Join the Boston Society of Architects/AIA and the BSA Foundation as we consider the shifting landscape of public remembrance. 

 

Panelists

Max Page, Professor of Architecture, UMass Amherst

Scheri Fultineer ASLA, Dean of Architecture and Design, Professor of Landscape Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design 

Steve Locke, Professor, Art Education, MassArt

Ian F. Taberner AIA, Director, Masters of Architecture Thesis, Boston Architectural College

Meejin Yoon AIA, Professor, MIT Architecture (incoming Dean, Cornell Architecture, Art & Planning) 

 

Welcoming remarks from Kara Elliott-Ortega, Chief of Arts and Culture, City of Boston.

 

Moderator

Renée Loth Hon. BSA, Editor, ArchitectureBoston magazine