A. Milliard: Take mural on tour

I write about the mural taken from the Department of Labor building by order of Gov. Paul LePage. Most Mainers were unaware of that mural prior to "mural-gate."

Now that it is out of the Labor building, why not put it on tour? Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges could take turns hosting it, as well as the University of Maine campuses, stretching from Fort Kent to Portland.

Then, a final home on display at the Maine State Museum. That way, it gets exposure to a greater viewing public, and is honored for its historic portrayals.

I don't know who would pay for the mural's transportation and handling, but touring it would be preferable to paying for court time while storing it in a closet.

Allisa Milliard, Sabattus

What do you think of this story?

Login to post comments

In order to make comments, you must create a subscription.

In order to comment on SunJournal.com, you must hold a valid subscription allowing access to this website. You must use your real name and include the town in which you live in your SunJournal.com profile. To subscribe or link your existing subscription click here.

Login or create an account here.

Our policy prohibits comments that are:

  • Defamatory, abusive, obscene, racist, or otherwise hateful
  • Excessively foul and/or vulgar
  • Inappropriately sexual
  • Baseless personal attacks or otherwise threatening
  • Contain illegal material, or material that infringes on the rights of others
  • Commercial postings attempting to sell a product/item
If you violate this policy, your comment will be removed and your account may be banned from posting comments.

Advertisement

Comments

Bob Woodbury's picture

And you could add...

...the "Open For Business" sign that went missing from the turnpike to the tour. I believe it's in the same room with the mural.

GARY SAVARD's picture

Dan, I think Allisa is a

Dan, I think Allisa is a "Ms." not a "Mr."

Andrew Jones's picture

They weren't destroyed, they

They weren't destroyed, they were sold. Surely you saw this flier?
http://maineinsights.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/mural1.jpg

Advertisement

Stay informed — Get the news delivered for free in your inbox.

I'm interested in ...