The Liberian Mural Foundation

The Liberian Mural Foundation The Liberian relief Mural is a vehicle to create educational awareness. Description: A wall mural consisting of 18 carved panels
Each panel is 10 feet high by 13.5 inches wide
Material: Mahogany wood

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Phone: 1 347 451 6838
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"The Liberian Mural"
Description: A wall mural consisting of 18 carved panels
Each panel is 10 feet high by 13 1/2 inches wide
Total size: 10 feet high by 20.25 feet wide
Material: Mahogany wood

The sculptor Alfred Yeagon worked for the Liberia Ministry of Public Works and was also responsible for the monument on the grounds of the Centennial Pavilion in Monrovia, as well as numerous other works. He participated, along with other artists, in making the carvings and decorations works at Hotel Africa, the venue of the 1979 OAU Conference. The Liberian Mural is one of the few remaining works in existence by Mr. Yeagon, now deceased. The Mural is remarkable for its beauty and grandeur but it is even more exceptional as many works of art were lost during the long Liberian Civil War. Originally created for the 1979 Organization of African Unity (OAU)Conference hosted by the Government of Liberia, The Liberian Mural is the culmination of two years labor by the Liberian sculptor and carver Alfred Yeagon. The work, however, was not collected after completion and was subsequently forgotten in Mr. Yeagon's workshop until it was rediscovered and purchased, in the 1980's by the current owner, Maria King Wallace. The Liberian Mural depicts four scenes in the history of Liberia:
• The first scene shows village life - People occupied with daily activities and playing musical instruments.

• The second scene shows the arrival of the slave traders, their ships in the horizon, and men and women, with their children, in shackles being led to the ships.

• The third scene shows the arrival in Liberia of the freed slaves from America petitioning the King of Bushrod Island for land to resettle.

• The forth scene shows the descendants of the repatriated slaves as educated professionals. The Liberian Mural depicts four scenes in the history of Liberia. Contact Us: [email protected]
Phone: 1 347 451 6838

Operating as usual

At the Liberian Business and Investment ForumSeptember 26, 2019 New York City, Marriott Marquis Hotel
09/26/2019

At the Liberian Business and Investment Forum
September 26, 2019 New York City, Marriott Marquis Hotel

A joyous evening in the company of Liberian sisters who are strong and proud.
09/22/2019

A joyous evening in the company of Liberian sisters who are strong and proud.

09/22/2019

Enjoying celebrating with the NY Liberian Sisterhood on their 12th Anniversary

Sharing in the 12th anniversary celebration of the NY Liberian Sisterhood
09/22/2019

Sharing in the 12th anniversary celebration of the NY Liberian Sisterhood

The Honorable Ambassador of Liberian to the U. S. George SW Patten’s visit to The Liberian Mural at the Mural Pavilion, ...
06/24/2019

The Honorable Ambassador of Liberian to the U. S. George SW Patten’s visit to The Liberian Mural at the Mural Pavilion, Harlem Hospital, NYC

Wash D C concerned Liberians and friends meet with Liberian Ambassador to the U.S., George SW Patten at the embassy.
06/24/2019

Wash D C concerned Liberians and friends meet with Liberian Ambassador to the U.S., George SW Patten at the embassy.

Wash DC - concerned Liberians and friends travel to petition members of Congress on behalf of Liberians facing deportati...
06/24/2019

Wash DC - concerned Liberians and friends travel to petition members of Congress on behalf of Liberians facing deportation under DED and TPS, receiving support from Minnesota Senators, Klobuchar, Reid and Smith.

Celebrating Juneteenth at the Liberian Mural
06/20/2019

Celebrating Juneteenth at the Liberian Mural

The Musee du Quai Branly, Jacques Chirac is a marvel playing hide and seek in the center of Paris. It boasts a comprehen...
02/05/2019

The Musee du Quai Branly, Jacques Chirac is a marvel playing hide and seek in the center of Paris. It boasts a comprehensive Africa wing. Exhibits are enhanced by many small screen video documentaries that are just the right length to add to understanding of the objects on exhibit. The museum’s architecture and design are meant to blend in with the surroundings but once inside, the landscaping is a modernistic play of wilderness and lighting, and always in the backdrop , the beloved Eiffel Tower. It’s like being in a wonderland, particularly at night fall. Have to go back, could not get enough in one visit. The west African area was impressive in the understanding of what is important to the various cultures.

01/22/2019

Especially meaningful today on Martin Luther King ‘s birthday

12/15/2018
CHAE on fire

Today we are celebrating with a wonderful performance by the world known Singer and Musician #ChaeOnFire , the Holidays at the Second Holiday Book Drive Reception with children of the community of #Harlem at the #HarlemHospitalMuralPavilion with #TheLiberianMuralFoundation Thanks to #Maria King, with The Honorable #GaleBrewer #BabaDonEaton #JoyceAdewumi #Julissa Gamela Herrera #NYCMulticulturalFestival
#kwanza #Chritsmas #holidays #fiesta #navidad #niños

Today we are celebrating the Holidays at the Second Holiday Book Drive Reception with children of the community of Harlem PS 200, PS 197 at the Mural Pavilion Foundation Thanks to @ Maria king, with Hon. Gail Brewer @Baba Don Eaton @Joyce Adewumi @Julissa Gamela Herrera NYC Multicultural Festival
#kwanza #Chritsmas #holidays #fiesta #navidad #niños

The Liberian Mural Foundation and NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem Holds Second Annual Holiday Book Drive for Pediatric Eme...
12/08/2018

The Liberian Mural Foundation and NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem Holds Second Annual Holiday Book Drive for Pediatric Emergency Room Patients

The Mural Pavilion at NYC Health+Hospitals/Harlem
First Floor Atrium
Friday, December 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem
506 Lenox Avenue, entrance at 136th Street

Spearheaded by doctors in training, the Harlem Reads program also aims to inspire a love of books through dramatic readings by popular authors of children’s books

The pediatric emergency department of NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem and a number of community-focused partners are pleased to invite you to the Second Annual Holiday Book Drive for Pediatric Emergency Department sponsored by The Liberian Mural Foundation.

Through the physician resident-led Harlem Reads—a project intended to promote reading in children seeking emergency care—the book drive aims to collect enough books to provide pediatric emergency department patients with a book to take home from every visit in 2018. The pediatric emergency department records nearly 18,000 visits each year.

NYC Health + Hospitals’ mission to serve all New Yorkers inspired the residents to launch Harlem Reads, which is leading to secondary benefits.

10/06/2018
Pray the Devil Back to Hell - Trailer

The power of women brought to us by Abby Disney

Pray the Devil Back to Hell is the gripping account of a group of brave and visionary women who demanded peace for Liberia, a nation torn to shreds by a deca...

10/03/2018
CHAE on fire

CHAE tells us through her music about being marginalized but we overcome and we are stronger.

"My name is CHAE" my Spoken Word -I'm Proud Afro-Colombian www.chaeonfire.com
Mi Poema: "Mi nombre es CHAE" Orgullosamente Afro-Colombiana

Happenings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - NYCHistory Refused to Die - Highlights from Souls Grown Deep Foundationww...
09/18/2018

Happenings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - NYC

History Refused to Die - Highlights from Souls Grown Deep Foundation

www.theliberianmural.com

Happenings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - NYC

History Refused to Die - Highlights from Souls Grown Deep Foundation

www.theliberianmural.com

Just a few images of our Opening Day at Mural Pavilion in New York City. Featured in The New York Times!The Liberian Rel...
09/04/2018

Just a few images of our Opening Day at Mural Pavilion in New York City. Featured in The New York Times!

The Liberian Relief is now on loan to the Mural Pavilion, Harlem Hospital Center, in New York City. www.theliberianmural.com

The Liberian Mural Foundation
09/04/2018

The Liberian Mural Foundation

We proudly introduce to you our brand new Logo for The Liberian Mural Foundation Inc, getting ready to spread the word l...
09/04/2018

We proudly introduce to you our brand new Logo for The Liberian Mural Foundation Inc, getting ready to spread the word long and far as, "A Vehicle to Create Educational Awareness".

Be sure check out the website www.liberianmural.com for more details or drop by in person to see this magnificent historical work at the main lobby entrance of the Mural Pavilion, Harlem Hospital Center, 506 Lenox Ave. 135th St NYC 10037

The Liberian Mural Foundation
09/04/2018

The Liberian Mural Foundation

Now at the Harlem Hospital Pavilion! Check it out in NYC!!!
08/15/2018
Welcome to The Liberian Mural, as vehicle to create educational awareness

Now at the Harlem Hospital Pavilion! Check it out in NYC!!!

Material: Mahogany wood The relief was created for the 1979 OAU Conference hosted by Liberia. The Liberian Mural is one of the few remaining works in existence by the artist Alfred Yeagon, now deceased. The Mural is remarkable for its beauty and grandeur but it is even more exceptional as many works...

07/16/2018

The Liberian relief Mural is a vehicle to create educational awareness.

The Liberian Mural at The Mural Pavilion at Harlem Hospital NYC
06/03/2018

The Liberian Mural at The Mural Pavilion at Harlem Hospital NYC

SAVE THE DATE: The Brooklyn Borough President Reception Commemorating Black History Month will be held on:February 28th ...
02/21/2018

SAVE THE DATE: The Brooklyn Borough President Reception Commemorating Black History Month will be held on:
February 28th at Borough Hall be sure to meet The Liberian Mural Owner Maria King to find out more about this amazing historical Mural.
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
#theliberianmural

Be sure to attend The Mayor's Reception Honoring Black History Month  Tomorrow: Thursday, February 22, 2018, at the Amer...
02/21/2018

Be sure to attend The Mayor's Reception Honoring Black History Month Tomorrow:
Thursday, February 22, 2018, at the American Museum of Natural History. Meet with Liberian Mural Owner Maria King and find out more about this amazing Historical Mural. #theLiberianmural

The American Museum of Natural History
6pm-8pm
(Milstein Hall of Ocean Life)
Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024

01/26/2018
What's Eating Harlem Inc.

What's Eating Harlem Inc.

📱💻 "What's Eating Harlem" *In a Harlem Minute* "There's always something happening in Harlem!

Tomorrow reserve your eve for this Special Historical Event happening in NYC, FREE @ Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion!Feat...
10/25/2017
‘Story of Sacrifice and Survival’ Finds Home at Harlem Hospital

Tomorrow reserve your eve for this Special Historical Event happening in NYC, FREE @ Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion!
Featured in the NYT read the full story below.
Maria King

A mahogany carving depicts the history of Liberia, including early village life, slave traders invading and freed slaves returning from America.

JOIN US to Welcome The Liberian Mahogany Relief to NYC Health+Hospitals|Harlem
10/06/2017
We Welcome The Liberian Mahogany Relief to NYC Health+Hospitals|Harlem

JOIN US to Welcome The Liberian Mahogany Relief to NYC Health+Hospitals|Harlem

Join us for the grand viewing of this historical cultural relief in New York. Wednesday, October 25, 2017. From 4-7pm at the Harlem Hospital Center|The Mural Pavilion | 512 Lenox Avenue (on 136th St), NY, NY 10037

09/28/2017

I attended a recent meeting chaired by Mame Kani Diop, Family Studies Ph.D. Candidate at Montclair State University. The topic under discussion is finding ways of eradicating the practice of "female ge***al mutilation" prevalent in the African diaspora.

09/28/2017

Did you know that Oprah Winfrey's DNA test for PBS "African American Lives" 2005, showed her ancestry origins as Liberia, Cameroon, Zambia?
She is a descendant of the Kpelle people of Liberia,
The Bamileke people of Cameroon
The Bantu speaking tribe of Zambia

09/28/2017

Harlem Hospital Center, Mural Pavilion is the repository of the first works by African American artists who worked under the WPA in the 1930's.

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Mural Pavilion, Harlem Hospital Center, 506 Lenox Avenue
New York, NY
10037

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"The Liberian Mural" Description: A wall mural consisting of 20 carved panels Each panel is 10 feet high by 13 1/2 inches wide Total size: 10 feet high by 20.25 feet wide Material: Mahogany wood The sculptor Alfred Yeagon worked for the Liberia Ministry of Public Works and was also responsible for the monument on the grounds of the Centennial Pavilion in Monrovia, as well as numerous other works. He participated, along with other artists, in making the carvings and decorations works at Hotel Africa, the venue of the 1979 OAU Conference. The Liberian Mural is one of the few remaining works in existence by Mr. Yeagon, now deceased. The Mural is remarkable for its beauty and grandeur but it is even more exceptional as many works of art were lost during the long Liberian Civil War. Originally created for the 1979 Organization of African Unity (OAU)Conference hosted by the Government of Liberia, The Liberian Mural is the culmination of two years labor by the Liberian sculptor and carver Alfred Yeagon. The work, however, was not collected after completion and was subsequently forgotten in Mr. Yeagon's workshop until it was rediscovered and purchased, in the 1980's by the current owner, Maria King Wallace. The Liberian Mural depicts four scenes in the history of Liberia: • The first scene shows village life - People occupied with daily activities and playing musical instruments. • The second scene shows the arrival of the slave traders, their ships in the horizon, and men and women, with their children, in shackles being led to the ships. • The third scene shows the arrival in Liberia of the freed slaves from America petitioning the King of Bushrod Island for land to resettle. • The forth scene shows the descendants of the repatriated slaves as educated professionals. The Liberian Mural depicts four scenes in the history of Liberia. Contact Us: [email protected] Phone: 1 347 451 6838 www.theliberianmural.org


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