Women in the Arts

Photographs by Women Artists

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is now hosting Our Selves: Photographs by Women Artists from Helen Kornblum, an exhibition that will present 90 photographic works by female artists from the last 100 years. The exhibit will be on view from April 16 to October 2, 2022. Drawn exclusively from the Museum’s collection, thanks to …

Without Limits: Helen Frankenthaler

This past September, the Blanton Museum of Art opened up Without Limits: Helen Frankenthaler, Abstraction, and the Language of Print. The show, a generous gift by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, will stay open until February 20, 2022. It is an experience both Austinites and tourists should put on their must-do list when visiting the Texas city. …

New YouTube Series Takes Families on a Virtual Tour of Getty

Families can now take a dynamic ride through Getty’s collections, laboratories, gardens, and more with Becoming Artsy. This new YouTube series, hosted by Jessie Hendricks, brings viewers along while Hendricks explores the world of art. The first season is filmed at the Getty Center and Getty Villa, where Hendrix interviews various Getty museum professionals. She …

Her Flag Celebrates 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

When visual artist Marilyn Artus realized 2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, she knew something both extraordinary and large-scale needed to happen. From the mind of this self-proclaimed “suffrage era nerd” came Her Flag, a nationwide art and travel project that celebrates women winning the right to vote and recognizes the 72-year …

Elisabet Ney museum

We all have an artist inside that lives to break boundaries and redefine the rules of society. Adhering to this calling is precisely what Elisabet Ney did. Ney was a sculptor who constantly challenged her role as a woman. As an artist in the 19th and early 20th centuries, her viewpoints were revolutionary. Although Ney …

Made by Her on Hulu

Did you know that despite women making up 51 percent of the American population, fewer than eight percent of statues in the United States are amazing females? Frustrated by this statistic, the streaming service Hulu has embarked on a new public art project with visual artist Saya Woolfalk. Titled Made By Her: Monuments, the effort …

Disney costume archives

In honor of the characters that make up the Disney realm, The Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) has created a new exhibition in partnership with Walt Disney Archives. Entitled “Heroes and Villains: The Art of Disney Costume,” it explores the vision, process, and craft used to create the costumes worn by some of the biggest …

NMWA Reclamation exhibit

Many of us do not think of the culinary arts when someone mentions creativity. Instead, our minds envision painters, musicians, dancers, etc. But in reality, cooking can be very innovative. Working in the culinary arts requires a solid vision and artistic plan. A cook aims to match a dish’s visual aesthetic and taste together. Every …

Girlhood (It’s Complicated) Virtual Exhibit

While the old nursery rhyme proclaims that girls are “made of sugar and spice and everything nice,” history demonstrates that girls are made of stronger stuff. “Girlhood (It’s Complicated)” showcases how girls have been on the frontlines of change and how they have made an impact on all aspects of American life. 200 Years 200 Objects …

the signing by Renee Cox

Renee Cox is a photographer, artist, lecturer, and political activist who lives in New York. Born in Jamaica, she is recognized as one of the most important African American artists working today to celebrate Black womanhood. The Boca Raton Museum of Art has graciously shared images of Cox’s work The Signing with Girls That Create. Currently …

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