1930's New Deal

1930's WPA National Arts Week photo
1930's Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota

This Saturday is Museum Day Live (Smithsonian magazine). Here in Minnesota, the Minnesota History Center is offering free admission on Saturday. And, they have the exhibit "1934: A New Deal for Artists". Paintings created under the New Deal's 1934 Public Works of Art Program will be on display. The Public Works of Art Program was the first federal program to support the arts nationally. It is also known as the WPA artworks.
The first photo was taken during WPA national arts week. The bottom photo is WPA Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (This photo is from 1941)

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