MEDIA & RESOURCES
Someone Builds the Dream by Lisa Wheeler, read by Mark Bramhall
LEARN: WPA Murals Detroit
Someone Builds a Dream illustrator Loren Long's art is influenced by WPA Murals.
In 1937 an artist named Walter Speck completed mural in Detroit as part of the WPA effort to employ artists. LEARN MORE
LEARN: Detroit Industry Murals
In 1932, Mexican muralist Diego Rivera began to paint a series of murals in Detroit. The murals portray the geological, technological, and human history of Detroit. Rivera considered the Detroit Industry Murals his finest work.
Visit the DIA to see these amazing murals for yourself.