The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy completed a year-long study entitled Philadelphia Public Art: The Full Spectrum, conducted by Penn Praxis. The study provides policy recommendations for the City and local public art organizations on how to best utilize their resources to enhance public art programs “relative to the city-wide goals of neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and the creative economy.”
Philadelphia Public Art Study Completed
Stone Age in America(1887)
by John J. Boyle (1851 - 1917)South of the Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial, Kelly Drive north of Boathouse Row
The Fairmount Park Art Association (now the Association for Public Art) commissioned John J. Boyle to create a Native American sculpture for Fairmount Park. At its current site, Stone Age in America takes its place with other sculptures “emblematic” of American history.