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Art, Government, Hope: Jewish Artists Contribute to WPA’s Federal Art Project
June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join JCRC as the Dayton Art Institute highlights select works of artists in the DAI’s collection who participated in the Federal Art Program (FAP). The FAP was the arm of the New Deal’s Works Progress Administration’s (WPA) that supported artists during the Great Depression. This interactive talk, led by Casey Goldman, Lead Museum Educator at the Dayton Art Institute, will examine how art intersected with the social, cultural, and political milieu of the time.
Casey Goldman is the Lead Museum Educator at the Dayton Art Institute (DAI). She oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs and community initiatives at the museum and her mission is to connect the arts with the lives and experiences of individuals of all ages. She has a MA in Teaching and a BFA from the Corcoran College of Art in Washington D.C. Casey has taught in private and public schools, and worked in many museums including Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, The Ringling Museum of Art, and The Phillips Collection. She is driven by her commitment to 21st century learning, arts-integration, and a personal passion for non-formal educational spaces.
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