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Film Screening: A New Deal for Public Art in the Free State

Stray Cat Film Center

1662 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108

Art and regional identity collide in this documentary about government sponsored art. A New Deal For Public Art in the Free State examines conflicts that arose in Kansas when artists were hired to create murals and sculptures which depict American life during the Great Depression. Join Filmmakers Graham Carroll and Kara Heitz after the screening for a Q&A session. This event is free and open to the public.

The film is produced by Clio’s Scroll Productions LLC and made possible with support from the Birger Sandzén Memorial Gallery, Humanities Kansas, and the Kansas Studies Institute. More information about the film can be found at:

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Max Levy Quartet