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Art at the Library

New Deal Art

The Joseph R. Skeen Library is home to several pieces of New Deal art and furniture, works that were created as part of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Works Progress Administration (WPA) Program to provide assistance to citizens during the depression of the 1930's.

Albert Einstein

Einstein Sculpture The Einstein Sculpture, by artist Holly Hughes, was created to celebrate the New Mexico State Science Fair. Originally displayed on the median strip on California Street, it now resides on the second floor of the Skeen Library.

Read more on the Making of Einstein.