Event Details

Historic National Park Service serigraph for Yellowstone National Park, circa 1938. Courtesy of U.S. Library of Congress

Ranger of the Lost Art
Dates: 04/08/2014
Time:  1:15 PM to 2:15 PM
Location:  Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, Yates Auditorium
Summary: Meet the artists!
Fees: Free

Learn about rediscovery of the WPA/Federal Art Project poster series and the continued tradition today. Artists Doug Leen and Brian Maebius will discuss the history of the program and how, using one surviving poster and photographs found through 20 years of research, they painstakingly reconstructed the original set. Today over 30 national parks are represented through their contemporary designs.

LOCATION - The Yates Auditorium is located on the ground level inside the entrance at C Street.

Special Assistance – For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.


Contact: Diana Ziegler
Email: Diana_Ziegler@ios.doi.gov
Phone: 202-208-4743
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