Christine Manke, Public Art Consultant for the Wisconsin Alumni Association and former Administrator for the Wisconsin Arts Board, will present "The Depression Era and the WPA: The Survival and Legacy of the Artist" detailing how artists survived during the Depression era. She gives a look at the various government programs that supported visual artists, with a special focus on the visual arts in Wisconsin. She asks, what was the legacy of these government arts programs on American cultural life?
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