Mildred Fish Harnack Sculpture Dedication
On behalf of Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway and the Madison Arts Commission, you are invite to the dedication of the sculpture Mildred (2018) by John Durbrow.
Mildred Fish Harnack was an American woman from Milwaukee, who attended UW Madison. She moved to Germany, completed a PhD in Literature, and moved to Berlin with her husband Arvid Harnack. The Harnacks and their friends formed a resistance group and worked to help the Allies defeat the Nazis. They were arrested by the Gestapo, and sentenced to death.
The sculpture Mildred, was created to celebrate the intellect, moral strength, and political conviction of Mildred Elizabeth Fish Harnack.
Please note: The dedication will take place 40-50 feet into the grassy area, from the paved bike trail.