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What and how do we memorialise in a public monument? This topic focuses on memorials in public spaces, what they memorialise, what they look like and what form they take.

Image of monuments that memorialise warfare and conflict 

A range of public, permanent monuments that memorialise warfare and conflict from around the world.

Images of more recent memorials

A range of recent memorials from 1980 onwards.

Images of memorials to the heroic and ordinary

Various examples of memorials to ordinary lives. 

Images of 9/11 memorials 

Features memorials and artist’ impressions of proposed memorials in London and New York.

Lesson planning

Contains lesson ideas and guidance on using the resources on this page.

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