Morven Museum & Garden

Capturing the Spirit: Virginia Snedeker and the American Scene

Snedeker and the mural,  Virginia Snedeker (1909–2000), May, 1942.

Snedeker and the mural, Virginia Snedeker (1909–2000), May, 1942.


Capturing the Spirit: Virginia Snedeker and the American Scene

April 5 2006 — November 26, 2006


 

The exhibition uncovers the artwork of Stockton descendant Virginia Snedeker (1909–2000). A regular contributor of interior and cover art for The New Yorker during the 1930s through the 1950s, Snedeker also completed a post office murals for the Federal Works Agency. The exhibit is drawn from a collection of over 400 paintings, drawings, photographs, and memorabilia.