WPA Posters

WPA posters are a slice of Americana, and a visual throwback to a time when government and art had a closer and more harmonious relationship. These posters were produced originally from 1936 to 1943 by various branches of the WPA. They were commissioned to promote exhibits, community activities, theatrical productions, and other programs. The posters promoting our national parks remain some of our most popular today and have inspired many artists, including our own Colorado artist, Julie Leidel.