Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation (GDMPAF) presents the groundbreaking for A Monumental Journey, a large-scale sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Kerry James Marshall. This world class public art project honors the legacy of the African-American lawyers who founded the National Bar Association in Des Moines, Iowa in 1925.
5:30 PM | Thursday, o3 November 2016
Hansen Triangle Park | Northeast corner of Grand and Second Avenues | Des Moines, Iowa
Katherine M. Murphy, President, GDMPAF Board of Directors
The Honorable Odell McGhee, Polk County District Judge, Iowa National Bar Association past president
J. Danielle Carr, Regional VIII Director, National Bar Association
Broderick Johnson, Assistant to the PresidentBarack Obama/Cabinet Secretary for President Obama and Chair of the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force
A reception follows at Capital Square, 400 Locust Street, Des Moines.