WPA Model of San Francisco Comes Back to Life


September 15: Public Knowledge @ SF MoMA: The Living New Deal is part of an initiative to bring the giant WPA relief model of San Francisco back to life. Details to be announced. More about the Public Knowledge project here.  

Date: Sat. Sep 15th, 2018

Wednesday, Oct 10, Gray Brechin will Speak at UC Berkeley’s OLLI about New Deal Public Works


Gray Brechin will lecture at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of California, Berkeley. Titled “The Lost Ethical Language of New Deal Public Works,” the talk will address the mapping and research work of the Living New Deal…. read more

Date: Wed. Oct 10th, 2018
Location: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, UC Berkeley
Registration: https://olli.berkeley.edu/events/lost-ethical-language-new-deal-public-works
Event cost: $10
Additional info: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

“Women and the Spirit of the New Deal” Conference Friday and Saturday, Oct 5-6, 2018


This event has passed. Women played prominent roles during the New Deal, yet their lasting contributions to the social welfare of the nation go largely unsung. ”Women and the Spirit of the New Deal” will bring together authors, scholars, historians, activists,… read more

Date: Fri. Oct 5th, 2018 - Sat. Oct 6th, 2018
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oct-5-6-2018-women-and-the-spirit-of-the-new-deal-tickets-46580575756

Gray Brechin to Speak at Roxy Stadium in Santa Rosa, May 8th at 6:00 PM


Gray Brechin will speak on May 8 at 6:00 PM at the Roxy Stadium in Santa Rosa about the importance of a New Deal approach to disaster recovery and public health. In the aftermath of the 2017 fires, Sonoma faces another… read more

Date: Tue. May 8th, 2018
Location: Roxy Stadium 14, 85 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa
Registration: http://historicalsocietysantarosa.org/product/great-depression/
Event cost: Free
Additional info: Doors open at 5:30 PM

Gray Brechin to Speak at SFMOMA


On Thursday, April 26 at 6:00 pm, Gray Brechin will speak at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as part of the Public Knowledge series, a project aimed at promoting public dialogue on the cultural impact of urban change. Together with Abad Ocubillo,… read more

Date: Thu. Apr 26th, 2018
Location: San Francisco Museum of Art
Registration: https://www.sfmoma.org/event/reimagining-city/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=EdPP_PKTalk_ReimaginingCity_FY18_AM&utm_campaign=public-knowledge&utm_content=version_A
Event cost: Free

Laura Wexler at UC Berkeley


Laura Wexler, a professor from Yale University, will be at UC Berkeley on March 8 and March 9 for a series of lectures and presentations.  Wexler centers her scholarship and teaching on photography and visual culture.  On March 8, at 4:30… read more

Date: Thu. Mar 8th, 2018 - Fri. Feb 9th, 2018
Location: UC Berkeley
Registration: https://www.pbk.org/web/PBK_Member/Programs/Visiting_Scholars/2016-2017/Laura_Wexler.aspx

Public/Private: The Commons Besieged


Together with the Canessa Gallery, the Living New Deal will host an exhibit and conversation about the intersection of the public domain and private interests.  The event will take place at the Canessa Gallery in San Francisco (708 Montgomery St.)… read more

Date: Fri. Jan 19th, 2018 - Fri. Jan 19th, 2018
Location: 708 Montgomery St., San Francisco
Coordinator: Harvey Smith
Coordinator Email: [email protected]
Coordinator phone: (510) 684-0414

A New “New Deal” for NYC & The USA


Featuring the following panels and presentations: The Dual New Deal Legacy: Celebrate, Advocate The New Deal Legacy in New York City and a Call for a New, New Deal A 21st Century Civilian Conservation Corps Political and Economic Prospects for… read more

Date: Fri. Oct 27th, 2017 - Sat. Oct 28th, 2017
Location: The New School (Friday) & Columbia Law School (Saturday)
Coordinator Email: [email protected]
Coordinator phone: (202) 856-3877
Registration: NJFAC.eventbrite.com