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SWAN Day Kenya Celebrates 16 Years!

Judith Bwire

The members of SWAN Day Kenya’s “Make It Happen” team have outdone themselves this year with a free all-day festival this Saturday, April 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mathare Youth Sports Association headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Their 16th Annual SWAN event will feature over 100 singers, spoken word artists, dancers, crafts people, and more.

Svane Family Foundation Commissions 100 Artists for Unique Exhibit/Auction

Amie Spitler

In response to the economic devastation of their local arts community during the pandemic, the Svane Family Foundation has commissioned a diverse group of 100 San Francisco Bay Area artists for $10,000 each for a unique arts exhibition/auction. WomenArts thanks them for this bold and welcome investment.

Celebrate Support Women Artists Now Day 2021!

Farewell Amor-Photo

Support Women Artists Now Day/SWAN Day is officially this Saturday, March 27, 2021. Learn about the online celebrations over the weekend from SWAN Day NY, the Ladies Quintessential Quintet, and SWAN Day Kenya, and an in-person event in Joshua Tree, CA – plus SWAN Day CT’s online event next month.

Arts Groups Create Monuments to Women Leaders in New York & Boston

Shirley Chisholm Statue

Recent research has shown that only five of New York City’s 150 statues of historic figures depict women, and many other cities are just as bad. WomenArts reports on three arts initiatives that address these sad statistics – She Built NYC, New Shokan Kitchen Island, and Boston Women’s History Heritage Trail.

Women Talk about Resilience and History at Two Inspiring Events

Dolores Huerta

Look What SHE Did! seeks to inspire women and girls by creating short films about remarkable women who have changed the world. In honor of Women’s History Month, they will be featuring stories of female resilience starting with a new film about labor leader Dolores Huerta,

Martha Richards Consults the Oracles for her Birthday!

Sarah Greenman

I usually take time during my birthday week to reflect on the past year, but so much has happened in 2020 that I can’t sort it out with my usual logic, and I have been longing for better ways to access my intuition and other kinds of wisdom. Fortunately I have discovered Sarah Greenman’s beautiful new oracle cards.

Pakistani Theater Reclaims Public Space in the Wake of Terror

Pakistan’s Theatre Wallay is using theatre to help communities reclaim schools, movie theaters, and other public spaces which have been targeted as venues for terror.

Art Became the Oxygen: An Excellent Resource Guide for Artist-Activists

Art Became the Oxygen

The U.S. Department of Arts and Culture has just published Arts Became the Oxygen: An Artistic Response Guide. The free, downloadable, 74-page booklet is an excellent new resource for artists who are […]