This is a photograph of Virginia Mecklenburg in front of an Edward Hopper painting.

Virginia Mecklenburg

Senior Curator

Virginia Mecklenburg is senior curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She has been a curator of painting and sculpture at the museum since 1979. Her research interests include American art and culture, Ashcan art, New Deal art, American abstraction, pop art and Latinx art. See full staff bio



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