Boundless: The Impact of Public Art in History
May 18, 7 – 8:30 PM. Cullman Performance Hall in the NC History Center
“Boundless: The Impact of Public Art in History.”
Boundless is a public art installation that commemorates the United States Colored Troops who fought on the grounds of what is now Cameron Art Museum. Public Art is a powerful tool in explaining the past while also shaping our communities in their present state. This illustrated lecture by Daniel Jones discusses the significance of the Battle of Forks Road, and how Boundless, though a “Wilmington based story,” encapsulates a larger African American story about the United States Colored Troops who fought so valiantly for their freedom and equality during the Civil War. Public Art serves as the glue between our two connected timelines and engages audience in a lesser-known story.