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LaborFest 2018: WPA Berkeley Walk | SF

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Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
The Main Berkeley Post Office | Milvia St & Allston Way Berkeley, CA


2018 LaborFest | July 1-31

LaborFest is an annual festival celebrating the history and culture of working people through film, art, lectures, and exhibits all over the Bay Area from July 1-31, 2018.

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The festival commemorates the 84th anniversary of 1934’s “Bloody Thursday” when two workers were shot and killed in San Francisco for supporting the longshoremen and maritime workers strike. The incident brought about the San Francisco General Strike.

Saturday, July 21, 2018
2018 LaborFest | July 1-31

This walk will explore the “New Deal nexus” in Berkeley that includes Berkeley High School, the Community Theater, Civic Center Park, Post Office art, the old UC Press Building (now being repurposed as the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive), and the old Farm Credit Building. The tour will also include the incredible mosaic mural on the UC Berkeley campus, photographs of the California Folk Music Project, Western Museum Laboratory, WPA prints at the Berkeley Public Library, and WPA projects on the UC Berkeley campus.


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: Fairs & Festivals, Lectures & Workshops, San Francisco Bay Area
Address: Milvia St & Allston Way Berkeley, CA

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