During the height of the Great Depression, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) provided economic relief to millions of idle workers by employing them in the creation of public works projects and arts education programs. Although highly controversial in its time for its leftist political leanings, the WPA is cited as a major factor for the re-stabilization of the American economy leading up to WWII. Join the Dill Pickle Society for our grand opening event, Art for the Millions: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA, as we take a leisurely bicycle field trip/ tour of WPA-sponsored projects in Portland and hear from leading authorities on the subject.
Monthly Archives: June 2009
1. The ride for this Sunday, June 28 is full. We cannot accommodate any more people on this ride. Do not show up at the Eyeful Gallery; we will not be there. 2. A second WPA bike ride will be happening Sunday, July 12th from 12PM-5PM. 3. This second ride is almost full. There are […]