This is one of the 57 images in “It’s the Art,” a show of paintings created in the 1930s through the 1950s for Olympia Beer billboards and posters. They will be on display at the Schmidt House starting this weekend.
This is one of the 57 images in “It’s the Art,” a show of paintings created in the 1930s through the 1950s for Olympia Beer billboards and posters. They will be on display at the Schmidt House starting this weekend. Courtesy of Olympia Tumwater Foundation
This is one of the 57 images in “It’s the Art,” a show of paintings created in the 1930s through the 1950s for Olympia Beer billboards and posters. They will be on display at the Schmidt House starting this weekend. Courtesy of Olympia Tumwater Foundation

The artists expected their images to end up in the trash. But now they are treasures.

November 02, 2017 04:20 AM

UPDATED November 09, 2017 03:16 PM

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