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The Monument We Make: Monument in Waiting Symposium

Monday, April 3, 2023

4:00 PM-9:00 PM

The Monument We Make:
Monument in Waiting Symposium

Monday, April 3, 2023
Drexel University | Philadelphia, PA 19104

4 p.m.  | Viewing of Theaster Gates' Monument in Waiting
Performance by Mind Maintenance featuring Joshua Abrams and Chad Taylor
Korman Family Quad (outdoors) | between 32nd & 33rd streets and Market & Chestnut streets

5:30 p.m.  | Remarks, Panel Discussion and Q&A
Featuring Theaster Gates, Artist, Monument in Waiting;
Elizabeth Alexander, President, The Mellon Foundation,
Paul Farber, Director and Co-Founder, Monument Lab,
Jason Schupbach, Dean, Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

Presentation of honorary degree to Theaster Gates

Performance by Odean Pope, Joshua Abrams and Chad Taylor
Mandell Theater | 3220 Chestnut Street

Please note that registration for the program  in Mandell Theater will close once it reaches capacity.

Reception to follow
Featuring the Drexel Jazztet
Behrakis Grand Hall | 3208-3210 Chestnut Street

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Korman Family Quad, Mandell Theater & Behrakis Grand Hall


  • Everyone