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Monument Lab: Monuments By The People, For The People

A project in Philadelphia, PA by Mural Arts Philadelphia
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21 new public monuments by 21 contemporary artists. Creating a conversation about representation in the 21st Century.
Backers: 432
Average Pledge Per Backer: $126

Funded: $54,344 of $50,000
Dates: May 2nd -> Jun 1st (31 days)
Project By: Mural Arts Philadelphia
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Latest News

We crossed the finish line!

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Late last night, we hit $50,000. Thank you to everyone for your support, outreach, and belief in Monument Lab's potential!  To celebrate, check out the enclosed video, in which Philadelphia's Mayor Jim Kenney discusses his vision for a monument in... (Read More)

Join us at Tattoed Mom on Sunday 2-5 pm!

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
We are almost 75% of the way there, with 5 days left to go. Thank you to everyone who gave yesterday -- your gifts were matched 1:1, bringing our total to $37,411.  If you're in Philly, we’d love to see you at Tattooed Mom, located at 530 South... (Read More)

New Reward Alert: Donuts at the Dump

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
With less than a week to go, we're so excited to announce this new exclusive reward today! Artwork Martha McDonald 'Songs of Memory and Forgetting' photo by Ryan Collerd  Donuts at the Dump ($75, 2 Invites) RAIR (Recycled Artist In Residency) is a... (Read More)

Monumental Preview: Artist Sharon Hayes Talks Monument Lab

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Monument Lab will include a series of 21 temporary installations by 21 local and international artists at 10 pop-up hubs in parks across... (Read More)

We made it to 5k on Friday!

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We jumped for joy this morning when we saw that we made it to 5k yesterday thanks to so many amazing supporters! And because yesterday's investments were matched, that means we saw a total increase of 10k, putting us at 52% of our goal. Amazing! We... (Read More)

New Reward Alert: First-Glimpse of Klip Collective's Light Monument!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
So excited to announce this new reward today...   Exclusive Look: Klip Collective Project ($75, 2 Invites) Klip Collective is an experiential video shop based in Philly, and this reward gives you (and a plus one!) a sneak peek at the projection... (Read More)

We just hit 200 backers!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We woke up this morning to our 200th backer! This is so exciting and we are grateful and humbled by the outpouring of support.  We've noticed that many of you are helping us get the word out on social media. Please keep this up, it's really helping.... (Read More)

Monumental Preview: Artist Michelle Angela Ortiz Talks Monument Lab

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Monument Lab will include a series of 21 temporary installations by 21 local and international artists at 10 pop-up hubs in parks across... (Read More)

New Reward Alert: Get Your Portrait Taken with Mel Chin at His Monument!

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
So excited to announce this new reward today... A Portrait with Mel Chin and His Monument ($350, limited to 30 backers)  Motivated largely by political, cultural, and social circumstances, artist Mel Chin works in a variety of art media to calculate... (Read More)

Mural Arts Philadelphia gets the spotlight as Kickstarter's 'Project of the Day'

May 11th - via: phillyvoice.com
Monument Lab is a citywide public art and history project that will feature 21 temporary works in 10 locations from 21 artists in the fall. (Read More)

Thank you, we're at nearly 25%!

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

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