WPA Murals | Virtual Lecture

Art History Lectures with Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, April 22 – Thursday, April 22, 2021

Pre-recorded Lecture Release
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Live Q&A
Thursday, April 29, 2021

In 1935 the Federal Art Project was established under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to provide work for unemployed artists. Inspired by Mexican muralists, the Mural Division created 2,500 murals in schools, post offices, hospitals, and other public buildings across the United States.

John Augustus Walker, Science and Industry, History Museum of Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, 1935, Wikimedia Commons


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Members: $55
Non-members: $85

Individual Tickets
Members: $6.50
Non-members: $9


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