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Our staff, advisors and associates often give talks and tours on the New Deal and the Living New Deal project for other organizations, both online and to live audiences.

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  • June 11, 2023
    Virtual Talk - WPA Discussion and Live Q&A with John Thomas 06.11 @ 2pm
    • Living New Deal
    WPA Discussion and Live Q&A with Living New Deal Advisor, John Thomas 06.11 @ 2pm Long Beach Architecture Week will present a special lecture on the interwar era Art Deco architecture of Long Beach by expert and enthusiast John Thomas, co-author of Long Beach Art Deco, past president of the Art ...
  • March 31, 2023
    Friday, March 31 talk with Richard Walker: "The New Deal in Washington DC"
    • Living New Deal
    Living New Deal Director, Richard Walker, will give a talk titled, "The New Deal in Washington DC," on Friday, March 31 at 1:30 EDT at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at American University. How can the New Deal, which seems like a vague memory from history books, be living? UC Berkeley ...
  • February 9, 2023
    February 9 Talk: "Hiding in Plain Sight: The New Deal Legacy in the Bay Area," with Richard Walker
    • Living New Deal
    February 9th at 11:00 AM PT Hiding in Plain Sight: The New Deal Legacy in the Bay Area. Description: A discussion of the New Deal’s legacy of public works and art, which is all around us in the Bay Area and still very much in use. A visual survey of some of the ...
  • March 7, 2023
    March 7 Talk: How the New Deal Helped Launch California's Parks
    • Living New Deal
    Talk with Richard Walker, Living New Deal Director  "How the New Deal Helped Launch California's Parks" Marin Municipal Water District March 7, 2023, 12:00 PM PDT The New Deal played a crucial role in developing all of California's national, state and regional parks at a critical stage of the history of public parks ...
  • February 1, 2023
    • Living New Deal
    Cal State East Bay Price for Members: $42 Price for Non-Members: $64 Date/Time: Wednesdays, February 1, 15 & 22  1:00 – 3:00 No Class on 2/8 Instructor: Charlie Goldberg, docent SFMOMA, MOAD Location: Concord Campus, In-Person Course Description We’ll explore this unique governmental program that allowed struggling artists to pursue their artistic dreams and what this meant for the promotion of ...
  • May 11, 2022
    May 11 - "Mapping the New Deal": A Conversation with Richard Walker
    • Living New Deal
    May 11, 2022 "Mapping the New Deal": A Conversation with Richard Walker Live, virtual program Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022, EDT Time: 2:00 p.m. See registration details here. Links: YouTube | Facebook | Twitter On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. EDT, the Roosevelt Library will present "Mapping the New Deal": A Conversation with Richard Walker. FDR Library Acting Director William Harris will lead ...
  • May 3, 2022
    May 3 - Going Big: FDR’s Legacy, Biden’s New Deal, and the Struggle to Save Democracy.   
    • Living New Deal
      Tuesday, May 3 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET, 11:00–12:00 p.m. PT Economic Policy Institute Zoom   Featured speakers: Robert Kuttner, Co-Editor, The American Prospect Moderator: Valerie Wilson, Director, Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy (PREE), Economic Policy Institute   Join the Economic Policy Institute and bestselling author and political journalist Robert Kuttner for a discussion of his new book, Going Big: FDR’s Legacy, Biden’s New ...
  • May 10, 2022
    May 10 - History Room Live: Andrew Laverdiere Talk on The Living New Deal
    • Living New Deal
    History Room Live: The Living New Deal Uncovers A Lost Civilization May 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm “The Living New Deal” researcher Andrew Laverdiere gives a glimpse into the vast scope of FDR’s legacy in the context of what was going on in the state of Maine at the time and a ...
  • January 24, 2022
    A Conversation with Our Fearless Leaders
    • Living New Deal
        In Conversation via Zoom Monday, January 24, 2022, 4pm PST (7pm EST)   The Living New Deal Founder Gray Brechin and Director Richard Walker  with Harold Porcher, Swann Auction Galleries   The Living New Deal began at the Department of Geography at the UC Berkeley as a student project to inventory, map and interpret the New Deal in California. Now a nonprofit ...
  • November 17, 2021
    Living New Deal in Washington – Preservation Cafe
    • Living New Deal
    The New Deal in Washington DC, a virtual Preservation Cafe, will be presented Wednesday, November 17, 2021, 6:30 pm Easter Time. Find more details here. Presenters: Richard A Walker, Professor Emeritus, Univ of California, Berkeley and Director, Living New Deal, and Brent McKee, Project Historian, Living New Deal. FDR’s New Deal transformed the nation’s capital ...
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