The Mothers Building

January 1 – March 3, 2017

Photography by Richard Rothman

Exhibition Dates: January 1 – March 3, 2017

Location: The McLaren Lodge

Richard Rothman’s photographs of the historic murals of The Mothers Building at the San Francisco Zoo depict the story of Noah and the Ark and were painted by Works Progress Administration (WPA) artists Helen Forbes and Dorothy W. Pucinelli. The Mothers Building is the only building in San Francisco where all of the WPA art work was done by women artists.