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The Pioneering Women of Philadelphia

  Visit 4 statues of real women in the public space

  Explore 3 museums which were founded by or named after women

  Stroll at 20 parks which are named after women

  Get to know the female political leaders: 1 proprietor of Pennsylvania Colony, and 11 US female House members from Pennsylvania (no female governor, US senator, or Philadelphia mayor)

  Cheer for 10 Philadelphia women's professional sports teams in rowing, football, basketball, rugby, and roller derby



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Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO - The Labor Monument: Full Version

"The Labor Monument: Philadelphia's Tribute to the American Worker" (2010)
Artist John Kindness (1951-)

Voices heard in the program:
John Kindness is an Irish artist who designed "The Labor Monument: Philadelphia's Tribute to the American Worker". Tom Pain Cronin is Director of the Comey Institute for Industrial Relations at St. Joseph's University. Cathy Brady (1956-2018) was a Philadelphia native and the Lead Community Organizer of "The Labor Monument".

Segment Producer: Kerrie Hillman


The Association for Public Art (formerly the Fairmount Park Art Association) presents Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO, an interpretive audio program for Philadelphia's outdoor sculptures. Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO is presented in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, the William Penn Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.