Westport Arts Center

51 Riverside Ave., Westport, CT 06880.

(203) 222-7070. Fax: (203) 222-7999. Westport Arts Center is a non-profit visual and performing arts organization dedicated to creating arts experiences that enrich the lives of area residents and the entire community. Programs include: exhibitions, chamber music and jazz concerts, film screenings, and educational programs for people of all ages.

WPA Murals

125 East Ave., Norwalk, CT 06851.

(203) 854-7900. Norwalk has one of the largest and most important collections of Depression-era WPA (Works Progress Administration) art in America today located in City Hall. Initiated by President Roosevelt in the 1930's, the WPA paid artists to create art in public spaces. Today these works are a unique window to America's past. Additional murals are at: Norwalk Transit District; Norwalk Community College; Maritime Aquarium; the Norwalk and South Norwalk Public Libraries, Rowayton Library and Belden St. Post Office.