The Whitney is closed, but we can take a virtual field trip to this stunning moment in art history! Hosted by Ennis Carter.
The Social Arts
You’ve heard of the Green New Deal. Did you know that the original New Deal hired out-of-work artists to help rebuild our country after the Great Depression? From 1936-1943, the WPA Poster artists designed, printed and distributed millions of posters to inspire a public consciousness about positive social change.
A city-wide Mural Arts Philadelphia commission with partner Eric Okdeh showed us just how valuable and uniting the stories and practice of work can be.
When Philly Car Share wanted to up the attention for their good work, they launched a “Pimp Our Ride” contest! We couldn’t pass up the opportunity…