Press Release: The State Museum Opens New Exhibit on Artist Violet Oakley’s Studies for Pennsylvania Capitol Murals

Press Release: The State Museum Opens New Exhibit on Artist Violet Oakley’s Studies for Pennsylvania Capitol Murals

The State Museum Opens New Exhibit on Artist Violet Oakley’s Studies for Pennsylvania Capitol Murals, Commemorating 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage Harrisburg, PA – Artist Violet Oakley (1874–1961) was the first woman in America to receive a government mural commission. She embodied the ideal of the “New Woman” embraced by feminists of her era who …

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