Month: March 2009



The Business of Art: Envisioning a 21st-Century WPA (A Roundtable)

How can we ensure long-term funding structures for the arts? When the Federal Art Project component of the Works Progress Administration was launched in 1935, it was seen primarily as a relief organization: a way to get unemployed artists working for the public good. But its projects—from public murals to paintings to photographic documentation of…