75th Anniversary — 1941-2016
In 2016, SPMMMV marks the 75th Anniversary of the 1941 Murals and the completion of the 25 primary murals in St. Nicholas. The year-long commemoration began on Friday, March 4th at the 3rd Annual Cocktails & Conservation.
75th Anniversary Speaker Series
Thank you to all who attended this year’s presentations and to our presenters:
Dr. Charles McCollester, War and Class: The Political Context of Maxo Vanka’s 1941 Murals.
Rikke Foulke, Foulke Fine Art Conservation, The Science of Conservation.
Dr. Sylvia Rhor and Dr. Jennifer Josten, Vanka in the Context of the Works Progress Administration and Mexican Muralists.
Coming soon: Dates for the 2017 Speaker Series.
- Special thanks to Marya & John Halderman, John Martine, AIA and Seldon V. Whitaker, Jr. for their leadership support in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Murals.