A new, bronze statue to honor soldiers killed in the Civil War is complete. But it'll take more time and money to put the soldier back on display. Wednesday afternoon, Rock Island County Sheriff Gerry Bustos unveiled the re-creation of the marble statue of a Civil War soldier which used to stand atop a 35-foot pedestal in front of the courthouse.
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Examining the equity (and the lack thereof) in art museums. Produced in partnership with the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art and the Figge Art Museum.