Applied Arts Building Mural, University of Wisconsin-Stout – Menomonie WI

Description

With WPA support, Cal Peters painted several murals for the University of Wisconsin-Stout campus, circa 1935-1936. This 7′ x 20′ oil on canvas is entitled “Perrault’s Trading Fort.” It depicts a trading post on Red Cedar River at the future site of Menomonie, Wisconsin.

The mural is located in Room 315, Applied Arts, Choir Room, University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Source notes

Two classes under the direction of Dr. Joan Navarre researched the New Deal murals of artist Cal Peters located at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.  

Project originally submitted by Joan Navarre on May 15, 2013.

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Location Info


415 13th Avenue East
Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751

Coordinates: 44.868857, -91.92827199999999

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