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Guided Tour

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Outside of Museum


Main Floor:

Second Floor:

Third Floor:

WPA - Works Progress Administration

    The second floor hall of the museum is lined with WPA paintings done by well known Utah artists. There are sixteen paintings purchased by Helper City during the "Great Depression" to support the artists and also create an art gallery in Helper. The collection was shown in the auditorium for many years and was moved to the museum in 1986.

WPA painting
Little Red Riding Hood - by Elzy Bird

Duck Pond - by Howell Rosenbaum
WPA painting

WPA painting
Hill Houses - by Roy Butcher

Kenilworth - by Lynn Fausett
WPA painting

WPA painting
Carbon County Scene - by Lynn Fausett

Snowed In - William Parkinson
WPA painting