The dedication takes place at the Inner Harbor West Shore Garden
Posted 10.29.09 by MICA Media Relations
BALTIMORE--On the 88th birthday of Gov. William Donald Schaefer, the City of Baltimore unveils a sculpture, created by Rodney Carroll '83 (Rinehart School of Sculpture), to honor the former Maryland governor, Maryland comptroller, Baltimore City mayor and Baltimore City council member. The dedication will take place Monday, Nov. 2, 1 p.m., at the Inner Harbor West Shore Garden located between the Harborplace Light Street Pavilion and the Baltimore Visitor Center at Light and Conway streets.
The artwork is a gift to the City of Baltimore by Whiting-Turner President and CEO Willard Hackerman. Gov. Martin O'Malley, Mayor Sheila Dixon, the Baltimore City College High School Marching Band and the Morgan State University Choir are scheduled to take part in the ceremony.
The event takes place rain or shine.
Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,500 B.F.A., M.F.A., M.A., M.A./M.B.A., M.A.T., M.P.S. and continuing studies students from 49 states and 65 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.