The Shaw Memorial: The Power and Glory of Public Art (VHS)

Examines Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907) original plaster cast of the Shaw Memorial, installed in the National Gallery, which is the focus for discussions among historians, curators, educators, and descendants of members of the Massachusetts Fifty-Fourth Regiment of African Americans who fought in the Civil War.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Multicultural Topics
Picturing America Resource
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