‘Society’s Cage’ art installation, a reflection on racism and violence, opens Monday in Baltimore

Baltimore Sun
Oct 18, 2020 7:00 a.m.

"Society's Cage," a new art installation, has been set up on the lawn in front of Baltimore's City Hall.
(Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)

“Designed as an “interpretive pavilion sculpted to symbolize the historic forces of racialized state violence,” the art installation “Society’s Cage” opens Monday at Baltimore’s War Memorial Plaza.
The “outdoor museum” was created by a team of Black architects in the aftermath of the police-involved deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. An opening ceremony by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts is planned for 2:30 p.m. Monday, although capacity is limited due to the coronavirus pandemic. Social distancing and masks are required.

The traveling exhibit will be open to the public daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Oct. 30 at the plaza, 101 N. Gay St.

SmithGroup architects Dayton Schroeter and Julian Arrington were the lead designers…”   Read more