February 28, 2024

AMERICA IN BLACK AND WHITE: DEPRESSION-ERA PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

The Muscarelle Museum of Art presents a selection of photographs from the Farm Security Administration, a New Deal-era project that created a pictorial record of American life between 1935-1944 and launched the careers of American photographers such as Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange and Gordon Parks. America in Black & White documents the enduring power of photography as a catalyst for empathy, understanding, and social change. Through its evocative imagery and poignant narratives, the exhibition invites us to confront the complexities of our shared history and to engage with the enduring questions of identity, equality, and public policy in America. The […]