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KAET 8 “Horizon” Interview / Arizona Monument

Apr 13, 2012 Comments Off on KAET 8 “Horizon” Interview / Arizona Monument chrisbliss

MyBillofRights.org Executive Director Chris Bliss is interviewed by Ted Simon, host of KAET Channel 8's "Arizona Horizon", about the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol and the Phoenix Comedy Festival at Phoenix Symphony Hall supporting it. The concert features Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan, Steven Wright, Bill Engvall and a host of other great ...

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A Milestone Reached

Mar 31, 2012 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

Major work begins at Kincannon Studios on the amendment monoliths for the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol.

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Fox 10 News / Phoenix

Mar 15, 2012 Comments Off on Fox 10 News / Phoenix chrisbliss

Reporter Steve Krafft from Fox 10 Phoenix does an excellent feature on our Arizona monument project, and our upcoming gala fundraiser, The Phoenix Comedy Festival at Phoenix Symphony Hall. The May 13 concert features comedy stars Lewis Black, Steven Wright, Bill Engvall, Kathleen Madigan, and Bobcat Goldthwait along with legends Dick Gregory and Tom Smothers, ...

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Sculpture Fund / $25,000 Matching Grant

Mar 5, 2012 Comments Off on Sculpture Fund / $25,000 Matching Grant chrisbliss

Just in time for delivery of the 10 massive blocks of limestone that will be sculpted into America's first monument celebrating the Bill of Rights, our sculpture fund has received a $25,000 Matching Challenge Grant. Now through May 13 your tax-deductible contributions will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $25,000. This is a ...

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Stone For Monoliths Delivered

Mar 3, 2012 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

On February 28, two flatbed trucks arrived at Kincannon Studios in Austin, offloading ten massive blocks of saw-cut limestone, destined to become America's first monument of the Bill of Rights. A total of 44,000 pounds of limestone - twenty-two tons worth - fresh from the mountain. Sculptor Joseph Kincannon, hands-on as always, is manning ...

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Arizona Executive Fundraising Committee Announced

Feb 7, 2012 Comments Off on Arizona Executive Fundraising Committee Announced chrisbliss

We are pleased to announce our executive fundraising committee for the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol. Our thanks to these leaders from the business and legal and communities for stepping forward to take this historic project across the finish line. Download the PDF of our Arizona Monument Executive Fundraising Committee

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Arizona Designates Our Monument A Centennial Legacy Project

Feb 6, 2012 Comments Off on Arizona Designates Our Monument A Centennial Legacy Project chrisbliss

We are pleased to announce we've been designated an Arizona Centennial Legacy Project by the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission. Come see us at the Statehood Expo on the Capitol Mall on February 14th - Arizona's 100th anniversary of Statehood!

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Surprise – It’s Bill of Rights Day!

Dec 15, 2011 Comments Off on Surprise – It’s Bill of Rights Day! chrisbliss

Two hundred twenty years ago today, on December 15, 1791, something happened that changed history forever. Virginia ratified the Bill of Rights, becoming the 11th state to do so, and thus making it part of the Constitution. Foremost among the ways that history was changed was by preserving the fledgling new country called the United States ...

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Arizona Republic Article, 12-11-2011

Dec 11, 2011 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

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Arizona Design Receives Final Approval

Jun 30, 2011 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

After a comprehensive presentation by Executive Director Chris Bliss and our design team from Kincannon Studios, the Arizona Department of Administration has given its full approval to our proposal for the site in Wesley Bolin Plaza. With the ADOA's review now completed, all that remains is formal approval from the Legislative Governmental Mall Commission when ...

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