“James A. Garfield Monument” (1895)
Artist Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Voices heard in the program:
Frank Bender (1941-2011) was an artist and the leading forensic sculptor in the country. John Dryfhout is the former superintendent of the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in New Hampshire. Nancy Tomes wrote about the death of President Garfield in The Gospel of Germs.
Segment Producer: Ben Calhoun
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.
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