Sept 29th – The MLK GALA Fundraiser at the Museum of Fine Arts on Oct 16th featuring luminaries with a performance by Earth, Wind and Fire has sold out! 600 tickets were available for $475=$1,000. Did you know Paul English the MLKBoston.org co-founder, created a public Facebook group?go to www.facebook.com/mlkboston
The public is being asked about the new African American cultural inspired public art installation proposed for the Boston Common park by artists responding to the BUILD MLKBOSTON Memorial RFP.
It will commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s and Coretta Scott King’s Boston legacy. Now, its the public’s turn to voice your opinion. Which one do you want to see on Boston Common?
List of Designs and Designers
The mlkboston.org/art/ Selection Committee will be accepting your comments until Oct 16, 2018 at the link.
Double-click these links to view detailed drawings and renderings.
You can read the vision the artists held when creating the designs.
- Avenue of Peace by Yinka Shonibare
- Boston’s King Memorial by Adam Pendleton, Adjaye Associates, Future\Pace and David Reinfurt
- The Embrace by Hank Willis Thomas with MASS Design Group
- Empty Pulpit Monument by Barbara Chase-Riboud
- The Ripple Effects by Wodiczko + Bonder / Maryann Thompson Architects, with Walter Hood
WHICH ONE DO YOU WANT TO SEE AT BOSTON COMMON PARK?
Go to www,mlkboston.com/art/ to vote on your favorite design or leave your opinions about them.