Chain Reaction Peace Sculpture Public Rededication Ceremony

26 Jun 2017 - 17:30

Santa Monica, CA

Program: ‘Chain Reaction Peace Sculpture Public Rededication Ceremony’

Monday, June 26, Program 6pm (early viewing 5:30pm)

Santa Monica Civic Center 1800 block Main Street

Rededicated June 26, 2017“Chain Reaction” & new Peace Garden, Santa Monica Civic Center, Santa Monica, California (USA). Directly across the street from Rand Corporation headquarters (monument visible at bottom of right image). A 26-foot mushroom cloud made from links of a massive chain. Text of plaque: “This is a statement of peace. May it never become an epitaph. Paul Conrad 1991.” Designed by Paul Conrad [1924-2010], chief editorial cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times 1964-1993 (& syndicated to 100’s of newspapers worldwide). See video. “Gifted to the City of Santa Monica through a $250,000 anonymous donation [from Joan Kroc]…” Said to be structurally weak in 2011. Successful “Save Our Sculpture” (SOS) campaign organized by Jerry Peace Activist Rubin. WEAPONS GARDENS CA-SOUTH

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