Thomas Kennedy Center Board of Directors Approves Sculpture of Thomas Kennedy; Toby Mendez Says the Large Thomas Kennedy is Heading to the Foundry to be Made in bronze

June 11, 2018

This is the 7.5-foot tall sculpture of Thomas Kennedy is on display in world-renowned artist Toby Mendez's studio. The scultpure is made of clay. When this sculpture is cast into bronze it will be placed on a 3.5-foot tall granite pedestal in the new Thomas Kennedy Memorial Park on East Baltimore Street in Hagerstown.

These two photos were from Monday June 11th at the studios of world-renowned sculptor Toby Mendez. 

Thank you to the board members of the Thomas Kennedy Center for their vision and leadership. Thank you also to Rabbi Ari Plost for his dream of honoring Thomas Kennedy, on this the 200th Anniversary of the "Jew Bill" which eventually brought religious rights and freedoms to Marylanders.

Thomas Kennedy Center board members, with executive director Tom Riford, and sculptor Toby Mendez. (L-R: Robert Garver, Executive Director Tom Riford, Dr. Thomas Clemens, Sculptor Toby Mendez, Board President Monda Sagalkin)