Friday, July 28, 2017

Schedule of Monument Avenue Commission Work Group Meetings


State of Confederate Memorials Group: Examine what other communities and institutions are doing around the country to address Confederate memorials and monuments.

Monday, July 31
1:30 p.m.
Department of Historic Resources
2801 Kensington Ave.

Historians Review Group: Provide additional historical background on existing monuments and information on community-proposed additions to Monument Avenue.

Tuesday, August 1
10:30 a.m.
Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad St.

New Monuments and Interpretation Group: If monuments are added, where can they best be erected and interpreted? What are our interpretive options?

Wednesday, August 2
1 p.m.
Department of Historic Resources
2801 Kensington Ave.

Community Engagement Group: Establish rules for community engagement and how the public sessions should be structured.

Wednesday, August 2
3 p.m.
Black History Museum
122 W. Leigh St.

The Monument Avenue Commission has set the following dates for public meetings:

Wednesday, August 9
6:30 p.m.
Virginia Historical Society
428 N. Boulevard

Wednesday, September 13
6:30 p.m.
Virginia Historical Society
428 N. Boulevard

For contact information and more about the Monument Avenue Commission, please click here; for more about the Virginia Historical Society, please click here.