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Chicago Murals Celebrating Women: Fighting Erasure and Marginalization through Public Art

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The United States has a long history of banning, erasing, or marginalizing African American people and history from books, curricula, public spaces, institutions, and representation in art. Huge swaths of information and entire communities have been grossly underrepresented in art galleries, museums, and public artwork.  Read More

Commemorative Intersections of Carceral History in Lorton, Virginia

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On more than 3,200 acres of land in South Fairfax County, twenty miles from Washington, DC, there is a patchwork of new housing developments and recreational facilities. Dispersed throughout these new features on the landscape are old brick buildings that constitute the Workhouse Arts Center, a not-for-profit organization supporting artist studios and gallery spaces. Read More