“I opened Girls Garage as a physical space where all girls, especially girls of color, would feel safe and inspired to exercise their personal voice and power. The fact that a space like this exists is in and of itself, a political statement, and the creativity that comes out of it naturally represents our hope, anger and identities.”
A public mural of Kamala Harris reveals her portrait created in vibrant yarn. The project was spearheaded by the L.A.-based, international “yarn bomber” and street artist London Kaye, and brought to life by over 150 crocheters.
Men have long been the arbiters of what counts as great in art, and too many women artists were written out of history by critics—creating the myth of the Great Male Artist.
She was the first woman to breastfeed on national television. She was banned from the airwaves by two U.S. presidents. She’s the only Indigenous artist ever to win an Academy Award. Folk hero. Songwriter icon. Living legend.
A long overdue work prioritizes Indigenous artist Buffy Sainte-Marie’s voice foremost, allowing her to set the record straight.
As the Moroccan government has increased repression of journalists, activists and artists who challenge norms, Moroccan photographer Fatima Zohra Serri continues creating work that makes women’s bodies and experiences visible, from menstruation to marriage to street harassment.
In her poem, titled “The Hill We Climb,” Amanda Gorman struck a chord of unity, bridging pain of the past with hope for a better future.
“Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion,” a new exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts, explores 250 years of fashion through 79 female designers—innovators, entrepreneurs and activists who fostered social and political change as women won more equity and freedom in the world.
The exhibit open in-person Nov. 21, 2020, with virtual events for remote visitors.
The Outgaze Film Festival—free and online from Oct. 21-31— showcases work by young and emerging queer and feminist filmmakers.
Madeleine Fugate, 13, strives to encourage healing through a national memorial project reminiscent of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. Fugate’s COVID Memorial Quilt honors those who have died of COVID-19—one 8″ by 8″ piece of fabric at a time.
Featuring works by 16 women artists, the ecofeminism(s) exhibition at the Thomas Erben Gallery in NYC presents art that “delights the eye, provokes the mind, and can inspire change.”