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Monument Lab


Monument Lab is a public art and history project produced with Mural Arts Philadelphia. Between September 16 and November 19, Monument Lab invites Philadelphians and visitors to join a citywide conversation about history, memory, and our collective future.

About

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Monument Lab


Monument Lab is a public art and history project produced with Mural Arts Philadelphia. Between September 16 and November 19, Monument Lab invites Philadelphians and visitors to join a citywide conversation about history, memory, and our collective future.

About

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Artists


The curatorial team, led by Paul M. Farber and Ken Lum, has selected a group of intellectually diverse artists from Philadelphia and around the world.

Meet the Artists

Artists


The curatorial team, led by Paul M. Farber and Ken Lum, has selected a group of intellectually diverse artists from Philadelphia and around the world.

Meet the Artists

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Prototype Monuments


Each of these projects is on view as public installations and/or performative projects from September 16 through November 19, 2017. Each artist was invited by the curators and Mural Arts, and selected for their common interest in engaging living histories in their respective artworks.

View the Prototypes

Prototype Monuments


Each of these projects is on view as public installations and/or performative projects from September 16 through November 19, 2017. Each artist was invited by the curators and Mural Arts, and selected for their common interest in engaging living histories in their respective artworks.

View the Prototypes

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Public Proposals


At learning labs, the Monument Lab team gathers monument proposals from public participants. View these public proposals online and at the exhibition hub at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Dive Into the Research

Public Proposals


At learning labs, the Monument Lab team gathers monument proposals from public participants. View these public proposals online and at the exhibition hub at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Dive Into the Research

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PAFA


The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will host the exhibition hub for Monument Lab, featuring images from the artists’ prototype monuments and every proposal offered by members of the public.

Learn More

PAFA


The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will host the exhibition hub for Monument Lab, featuring images from the artists’ prototype monuments and every proposal offered by members of the public.

Learn More

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Events


From panels to parties, tours to talks, there are many ways to participate.

See What's Happening

Events


From panels to parties, tours to talks, there are many ways to participate.

See What's Happening

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Thank You


Gratitude to our 430+ Kickstarter Backers.

Wall of Thanks

Thank You


Gratitude to our 430+ Kickstarter Backers.

Wall of Thanks