Smashing Statues

The Rise and Fall of America's Public Monuments

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  • Beyond Granite: Pulling Together
    August 18 - September 18, 2023
    National Mall, Washington, D.C.
    Pulling Together, a new exhibit coming to the National Mall, explores various narratives of American history that have typically been omitted. This includes Indigenous legacies, histories of enslavement, civil rights, LGBTQ activism, pathways for immigration, and environmental justice. It will be on display from August 18 to September 18.

  • Monumental Travesties
    September 7 - October 1, 2023
    Atlas Performing Arts Center
    Mosiac Theater Company will host the play "Monumental Travesties" from September 7 to October 1 that tells the powerful and thought-provoking story of the illegal beheading of the “Freedman's Memorial” in Washington, DC. This production promises to be a moving and unforgettable experience highlighting the importance of preserving history.

On Campus

  • A Conversation with Erin L. Thompson
    Tuesday, November 7, 2023 | 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Lefrak Hall, Room 2205