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WomenArts is dedicated to increasing the visibility of women artists in all art forms. We share news about trailblazing women artists and gender parity activists all year long through the WomenArts Blog and our Facebook page.

WomenArts is collaborating with other organizations to serve our community better.  Please visit the Opportunities and Resources web pages of the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition if you are looking for funding or employment opportunities.  Please visit the StateraArts Community Calendar if you would like to post an arts event featuring women or non-binary artists.

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Black Lives Matter/Black Women Artists Matter

WomenArts stands in solidarity with the many individuals and organizations calling for racial justice in these troubled times.  Many women artists of color have been addressing racial issues through their art for decades, and we feel their voices are more important than ever now.  Today we are sharing some wisdom from three of our favorite […]

Have a Safe and Happy SWAN Day 2020!

Today is Support Women Artists Now Day/SWAN Day 2020, and although we can’t meet in person this year, I hope you will take time to contact your favorite women artists and show them how much you appreciate them.  Call them up, send them a card, or give them a gift.  We need to do everything […]

Get Ready for Support Women Artists Now Day 2020!

Support Women Artists Now Day/SWAN Day 2020 is coming next month! People all over the world are creating events celebrating women artists and posting them on the official SWAN Calendar.  We hope that you will join the fun too! Support Women Artists Now Day/SWAN Day is an annual international celebration of women’s creativity and gender parity […]

Bay Area Women’s Theatre Festival Launches March 2

WomenArts is a proud supporter of the Bay Area Women’s Theatre Festival,  a thrilling collaboration of 40 of the best theatre companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. A producing team of 20 “instigators” headed by Michaela Goldhaber (Lead Instigator) and Susan Shay (Festival Producer) has been working for the past year to organize this ambitious festival which will […]

Martha Richards Talks About Her Mom & Music in A Special Birthday Video

A Special Note from Martha Richards, Executive Director of WomenArts – Since I am turning 70 this week, I have been thinking a lot about the values and people that have shaped my life over the past seven decades. A central part of my journey has been the deep connection I feel between my feminism […]

Still Not Even: Valerie Weak’s Latest Gender Parity Study

WomenArts has just released Valerie Weak’s latest report, STILL NOT EVEN:  A Gender Analysis of 600 San Francisco/Bay Area Theatrical Productions 2014-2018 from The Counting Actors Project.  Weak’s findings are summarized in the infographic below.  You can read the full report and download a full-page version of this infographic at:  WomenArts.org/still-not-even Valerie Weak has been diligently counting the gender of actors, directors […]

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