True story: the WPA wasn’t just about building bridges and commissioning murals - they also sponsored art classes in the 30’s, such as this sculpture class attended by 4-year-old William at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum.
A young boy named William at one of the Federal Art Project’s sculpture classes at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 1939 Mar. 9 / Andrew Herman, photographer. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

True story: the WPA wasn’t just about building bridges and commissioning murals - they also sponsored art classes in the 30’s, such as this sculpture class attended by 4-year-old William at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum.

A young boy named William at one of the Federal Art Project’s sculpture classes at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 1939 Mar. 9 / Andrew Herman, photographer. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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