The new artwork celebrates the various works of Springfield-native Theodor Seuss Geisel.
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno hopes the mural will stay up at the museum.
22News has an update on the controversial Dr. Seuss mural at the Springfield Museums.
The mural became the center of controversy when three children’s authors said they would be declining an offer to go to the museum over it.
The Dr. Seuss Museum said they will be replacing the mural with pictures from Dr. Seuss’s later works.
All the authors have been criticized on social media over the controversy.
The debate over a mural at the Dr. Seuss Museum has transformed into a debate over race.
The mural made waves after authors said they would boycott an event at the Dr. Seuss Museum due to racial stereotypes.
A note is being placed under the mural at the museum until it can be amended.
A mural at the Dr. Seuss museum will be removed after complaints that the mural portrayed a “jarring racial stereotype”.
A controversial mural, will be removed, from the Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield, because of racial concerns.
The mural features illustrations from the author’s first children’s book, “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.”
Authors declined an invitation to an event at the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss, due to a “jarring racial stereotype,” depicted in the mural.
A librarian in Cambridge, Mass. children’s author’s books “racist” and “cliche” in rejecting a donation of them from Melania Trump.