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February 1 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

Support Women Artists Now Day is an annual international grassroots celebration of women artists that takes place during March and April.  If you are organizing an event featuring women artists during those months, please feel free to post them on our Support Women Artists Now Day/SWAN Calendar.

Marie Begins

Marie Begins – An Interactive Opera

March 22 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm

Experience a new kind of opera! #mariebegins is the world’s first #operactive - An interactive opera designed for the internet. The pilot is now LIVE at www.mariebegins.com  (requires Google Chrome). Try it today and let us know what you think of the pilot, get involved, and help us bring the complete concept to life! To watch the pilot, go to www.MarieBegins.com #opera #newmedia #interactive #experimental #femalecomposers #UX#pilot

SWAN Day MKE 2018: “Women & Nature” Exhibit

March 24 @ 11:00 am - May 31 @ 3:00 pm

Dive into the creative energy of Milwaukee women artists! Milwaukeeans celebrate the power and diversity of women’s creativity at SWAN Day MKE 2018: “Women and Nature: Nourishing Our Roots,” an art exhibition at the Urban Ecology Center - Menomonee Valley. Exhibition: Runs March 24th - May 31st, 2018 OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, March 24th 11am-3pm FREE & Open to the public "Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” ― Audre Lorde…

The “Prism” of East & West

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - May 29 @ 7:00 pm

Presenting the Art of Mehri Dadgar Mehri’s captivating and masterful work is a blend of Western and Middle Eastern influences; she incorporates certain elements of ancient Islamic art (color, pattern, form, arabesque, calligraphy and miniature painting) within the context of a contemporary Western abstract style. Alternatively, she sometimes has Western elements intrude upon a predominantly Islamic art context. ... Mehri’s solo art exhibition “Prism of East & West” is in Mill Valley at the Throckmorton Theatre Gallery. Opening Reception: Tuesday,…

Pacita Abad Solo Exhibit: A Million Things to Say

April 12 @ 5:30 pm - July 1 @ 5:30 pm

The Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD) in Manila is thrilled to present a solo exhibition of artist Pacita Abad. Opening on 12 April 2018, the exhibition will be a rare opportunity to view many never seen before works from collections across the globe. Pacita Abad’s paintings are characterized by color, constant change and experimentation from the 1970s right up to her passing in 2004. Pacita’s most extensive body of work is her vibrantly, colorful, mixed media painted textile…

Color Immersion ~ 8-Week Watercolor Workshop with Wendy Soneson

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - June 24 @ 3:00 pm

Learn how to make 500 colors from primaries.  Each week we will take one color and explore in depth, including color wheels. color books. and monochromatic studies.  Students will learn how to create a harmonious color palette. Never make mud again! (Unless you want to.) Wednesday afternoons from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. on May 9, 16, 23, 30 and June 3, 10, 17, 24 at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts, 1601 Paru Street, Alameda, CA.  

The Opportunities of Extinction

June 1 @ 7:30 pm - June 30 @ 9:30 pm

Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to continue its 2018 Season with THE OPPORTUNITIES OF EXTINCTION (Kilroys list 2017, world premiere) by Sam Chanse , directed by company member Jen Poulin*, playing June 1 - 30, 2018 at The Den Theatre (2A), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 6, 2018 at brokennosetheatre.com. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets for all Broken Nose Theatre productions are available on a "pay-what-you-can" basis, allowing patrons to…

Melina Sempill Watts’ “Tree” and Buddhism: Joy and Evanescence

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

"The Buddha achieved enlightenment while meditating under a tree. To what extent did the tree's being contribute to the Buddha's shift of consciousness?" - Melina Sempill Watts Tree is the story of 229 years in the life of a California live oak from the perspective of ... the tree.  This work of fiction is imbued with Buddhist values and provides a unique perspective to explore compassion, grief and acceptance from the point of view of other living beings. The book explores…

In Civility - Part 1

In Civility – Part 1: Don’t. Touch.

July 11 @ 8:00 am - July 15 @ 5:00 pm

Deborah Slater Dance Theater uses art as a tool to explore, re-contextualize, and reframe difficult life experiences.  In this piece we are asking, “What does it mean that we have gone into a behavioral retrograde at such an astonishing rate? How is it that what was inappropriate, unthinkable, cruel, ignorant, racist, and sexist… has been made  acceptable, even ‘normal’ in such a short period of time?” Technology has certainly transformed the manner in which we perceive and interact with the…

A Woman’s Heart by Judith Partelow

August 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Judith Partelow's remarkable new play A Woman's Heart explores the feminine spirit as it evolves through child-rearing, career, love relationships, and inevitable sufferings toward an integrated and joyful embrace of life. The play has been hailed as "funny, sexy, gutsy and vulnerable." Featuring three women as the playwright in various stages of her life, and one brave man playing the young, middle-aged, and elderly men!

In Civility – Part 2: Outrage Machine

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - September 22 @ 10:00 pm

Deborah Slater Dance Theater uses art as a tool to explore, re-contextualize, and reframe difficult life experiences. We ask, “What does it mean that we have gone into a behavioral retrograde at such an astonishing rate? How is it that what was inappropriate, unthinkable, cruel, ignorant, racist, and sexist… has been made acceptable, even ‘normal’ in such a short period of time?” Technology has certainly transformed the manner in which we perceive and interact with the world around us, but…

Statera Foundation National Conference

October 4 - October 7

Join us for the Statera National Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from October 4-7, 2018. Meet with theatre professionals from all over the country for three days of networking, socializing, experience-sharing, theatre-going and more! The Statera conference is all about intersectional gender balance and our goal is to take action to bring artists who identify as female into full and equal participation in the American theatre. Statera Conference is open to all theatre professionals, practitioners, students and enthusiasts regardless of gender or…

Breaking the Glass Frame: Women and Animation, Past, Present, Future

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - October 7 @ 9:00 pm
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Breaking the Glass Frame: Women and Animation, Past, Present, Future is an international research network that brings together scholars, educators, historians, practitioners, industry personnel, curators, programmers and viewers to explore and celebrate women’s historical and contemporary contribution to commercial and independent animation and academia. The network’s Los Angeles Symposium will take place on October 6th and 7th, 2018, at the University of Southern California, close to many of the major U.S. animation studios, and is hosted in partnership with the…

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