Webinar: New Deal Art & Architecture in Washington DC

6/22/2021

Jun 22, 2021 05:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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An introduction to the newly-printed Living New Deal map of the “Public Works and Art of the New Deal in Washington DC”, with over 500 sites of projects done during the FDR administration; a survey of where to see New Deal public art in DC; and a discussion of the importance of New Deal art and dealing with controversial public art. (Copies of the map can be ordered at https://livingnewdeal.org/washington-dc-map-guide/)

Richard Walker is Director of the Living New Deal and professor emeritus of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley.

Sarah Gordon is curator at the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and Adjunct Professor of Art at American University.

Date: Tue. Jun 22nd, 2021

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New Deal Maps

Check out our latest map and guide to the work of the New Deal in Washington, D.C. It includes 500 New Deal sites in the District alone, highlighting 34 notable sites, and includes an inset map of the area around the National Mall which can be used for self-guided walking tours.

Take a look at our previous guides, equally comprehensive, covering key New Deal sites in San Francisco and New York City.