Earlier this year we discussed, Cemeteries -- Should they be Quiet Places of Respect or Vibrant Places Used by the Living or What?!??!
I recently came across a mention of the “art” in cemeteries in the form of the tombstones and buildings found. Something which I have long appreciated in the same way that I love to visit historic buildings to check out the architecture.
I then learned that cemeteries have hosted art installations.
I love this positive attention that cemeteries are receiving as places of “art” where the living can appreciate art already permanent to the cemetery or art that has been placed temporarily in a cemetery. What a great way to honor ancestors by visiting the places where they are memorialized as one appreciates art.
Some of where I recently visited virtually to learn more about this idea of art and cemeteries are:
Has a cemetery near you hosted or plan to host some form of public art installation (visual, auditory, etc)?
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