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"Artists In The 1930's And Defending Art And Artists Today"

Date:
Friday, February 27, 2009
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
Laborfest
Location Details:
835 Howard St/4th St 2nd Floor
San Francisco

Friday 2/27/2009 Forum-Video "Artists In The 1930's And Defending Art And Artists Today"

Laborfest Forum/Video Screening Panel

Artists In The 1930's And Defending Art And Artists Today

With
Gray Brechin, New Deal Historian UCB
Lincoln Cushing, Labor graphic artist and writer
Harvey Smith, Teacher and project advisor to the California Living New Deal Project

During the 1930's thousands of artists did work under the Federal Arts Project that contributed to the culture and history of the United States. In San Francisco, the Coit Tower murals were being painted this month 75 years ago. This meeting will look at the artists of the 1930's, their union organizing and the struggle to defend artists and art today in the United States. We will also screen

ARTISTS AT WORK:
A FILM ON THE NEW DEAL ART PROJECTS
Produced & Directed by Mary Lance

co-sponsored by
IFPTE Local 20

Friday February 27, 2009 7:00 PM Donation Requested
IFPTE Local 20
835 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA

Laborfest helps organize an annual Northern California festival to commemorate the 1934 San Francisco general strike and the working people of the bay area. This year is the 75th anniversary of the general strike and plans are being made for a march, concert and events throughout the month to celebrate this important victory for working people.

Laborfest
P.O. Box 40983
San Francisco, CA 94140-0983
(415)642-8066
laborfest(at)laborfest.net
http://www.laborfest.net

Added to the calendar on Mon, Feb 9, 2009 10:20AM
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