We Count: First-Time Voters

“This exhibition honors the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote by highlighting the history of voting in the United States and the first voting experiences of a diverse group of Nashvillians. Selected individuals will share their stories with local artists.” Click here for more Read more…

Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

“The exhibition features highly personal items as photographs, vibrant Tehuana costumes from her wardrobe, and personalized braces and prosthetics — alongside paintings and drawings by the artist and photographs reflecting her iconic style.” Click here for more info. Back to Calendar

Votes for Women: A Visual History. Exhibition at Brandywine River Museum of Art

This exhibition “will include drawings, illustrations, and posters from museums, historical societies, and private collections that visualize the complex political messages conveyed by suffragists. Also included will be historic photographs of marches, rallies, and the celebrated procession in Washington DC held in March of 1913. Examples of the costumes, clothing, sashes, and other emblems of Read more…

April Dawn Alison at the SFMOMA

Private self-portrait Polaroids of April Dawn Alison, an Oakland-based commercial photographer who was known to family, friends, and neighbors as Alan Schaefer. The Polaroids were found after the artist’s death (in 2008) and present a “wide range of feminine archetypes drawn from advertising, motion pictures, and fetish and pornographic imagery, revealing a rich inner life Read more…

LINDA GASS: AND THEN THIS HAPPENED…

“Bay Area multimedia artist Linda Gass creates stitched paintings and works in glass to question the relationship between humans and their environment. Informed and inspired by her extensive research on the impact of changing waterways, sea-level rise, fire and drought in California and the American West, Gass’s work uses beauty to shed light on difficult Read more…

Nicole Miller; To the Stars

New work by the artist Nicole Miller combines video and sound elements with a dynamic laser-light display. On display at Phyllis Wattis Theater, Floor 1. Open to the public. Screening times: December 8th and December 17th at 11 AM and 2 PM. Click here for more info. Back to Calendar

Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words

“The first exhibition of the Rosa Parks Collection, which includes her personal writings, reflections, photographs, records and memorabilia. Four sections of the exhibition will explore Parks’ early life and activism, the Montgomery bus boycott, the fallout from Parks’ arrest for her family and their move to Detroit, and the global impact of her life.” Closed Read more…

Sylvia Fein / MATRIX 275

A solo exhibition of the artist Sylvia Fein, “features a wide array of Fein’s work—made over a seventy-year period—exploring such characteristic themes and motifs as water, trees, eyes, cats, and the cosmos.” Click here for more info. Back to Calendar

Votes for Women Exhibition at Hennepin History Museum Minneapolis, MN

“Minnesota was the fifteenth state to ratify the amendment in 1919. The women’s suffrage movement started in Minnesota decades earlier and many women residents of Hennepin County played a pivotal role in the effort to convince Minnesota voters to pass the amendment. Votes for Women explores the lives of the Hennepin County suffragists and the Read more…

Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires

“Exhibition of new work—collages and montages by Mickalene Thomas. Spanning new painting, film, and photography, the works include references to pop culture and the long history of Western and African Art—from Edouard Manet’s odalisque figures to the mise-en-scene studio portraiture of James Van Der Zee and Malick Sidibé.” Co-organized by Andrea Andersson (CAC New Orleans) Read more…