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A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State: Post Office Murals of Kansas

Date and Time: September 28, 2019, 12:15 PM CT

Location: Hays Public Library, 1205 Main St, Hays
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Presented by Kara Heitz, Art History Lecturer, Kansas City Art Institute

Art and regional identity collide in this short documentary film about government sponsored art. "A New Deal For Public Art in the Free State" examines conflicts that arose in Kansas when artists were hired to create murals and sculptures which depict American life during the Great Depression. Produced by Clio's Scroll Productions.

Join filmmakers after the screening for Q&A.

Part of Hays Public Library's New Deal Day, a day of educators, historians, and community leaders discussing topics related to New Deal-era programs in Kansas.

Sponsored by: Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery

For more information about this event, please contact:
Jeremy Gill
(785) 625-9014
http://www.hayslibrary.org

 

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