Monday’s Monument: Peace Wall, Ashland, Oregon

Monday’s Monument: Peace Wall, Ashland, Oregon

In 2007, in the midst of the Iraq War, artist and antiwar activist Jean Bakewell was frustrated and wanted to do something. As she walked along the railroad chain link fence behind A Street, an idea came: Invite artists and friends to make peace banners to hang on the...
Monday’s Monument: Peace Chant, Portland, Oregon

Monday’s Monument: Peace Chant, Portland, Oregon

Funded by the National Park Service and the City of Portland’s Housing and Community Development department, Peace Chant, installed in 1984, it is the first known peace memorial in Oregon. The artist, Steven Gillman intended for the sculpture to “create a...