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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.

Women of Ramapough Lenape Nation

Alternative Photographs of Women from the Ramapough Lenape Nation

March 1 @ 3:00 pm - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

Lisa Levart has been creating alternative photographic portraits of women embodying poetic myths for well over a decade. Her latest exhibition, The Women of the Ramapough Lenape Nation, is a creative collaboration between the artist and women from the Ramapough Lenape Nation exploring long forgotten Lenape myths. Using these re-remembered sacred stories as a foundation, artist Lisa Levart uses a technique of collaging image layers -- metal, wood, water and concrete -- into the images and then individually hand painting them with…

Daughters of the Diaspora–Women of Color Speak

March 17 - May 13

Diaspora is defined as the dispersion of people from their homeland or a community formed by people who have exited or been removed from their homeland. The term diaspora comes from an ancient Greek word meaning “to scatter about.” And that’s exactly what the people of a diaspora do — they scatter from their homeland to places across the globe, spreading their culture as they go. Daughters of the Diaspora—Women of Color Speak is an art exhibition at Henderson State…

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…

Victoria Bugbee Retrospective 1978-2018

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until April 22, 2018

Artist, playwright, filmmaker Victoria Bugbee will open her studio during RiverArts 18 Studio Tour.  Work includes graphics, photos and videos of plays and films.  http://www.victoriabugbee.com

Art Party & Fundraiser for “The Last Straw” by Bryant Holsenbeck

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bryant Holsenbeck is an environmental artist in Durham, NC, who makes art out of stuff people usually throw away. Some years ago, she got curious about where "away" was and discovered that there is no away. There is only out of sight. She has been making art out of recycled materials ever since in an attempt to draw people's attention to how much we throw away and to encourage individuals and communities to be better stewards of the environment. Children…

Art by Joan Kelly

Invisible Personas: Paintings By Joan Marie Kelly at Blue Mountain Gallery

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - May 19 @ 8:00 pm

Blue Mountain Gallery presents member artist, Joan Kelly in an exhibition of works entitled “Invisible personas”. While it is true our faces carry our identity to the outside world, yet how ironic is it that these very faces (identities) remain invisible to ourselves.  Just as the surgeon can open up our chest and see our heart, yet she cannot see the intentions or innermost thoughts of the individual who holds them.  In this collection of work, Joan Kelly, an artist…

(RE)Present: Intergenerational Feminist Dialogue – feminist practice

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Feminist Practice Many people in today's society identify as feminists but we often don't verbalize HOW we're feminists. For this meeting, we will talk about feminism as a practice and how it manifests in daily life with personal stories and anecdotes. (RE)PRESENT 2018: What do we want from Feminism and how can we achieve it? Continuing in the tradition of the New York Feminist Art Institute, NYFAI (1979-1990). www.nyfai.org An event of The Feminist Art Project Soho20 Gallery, 56 Bogart…

Watercolor ~ Fine Arts Style: 8-Week Workshop with Wendy Soneson

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this eight-week workshop we will cover the art of making 3000 colors from only primaries, and how to use the three brush methods, four paper techniques, and three mixing methods. We will work on still lives and landscapes. On Wednesday mornings from 10 am to 1 p.m. - May 9, 16, 23, 30 and June 6, 13, 20, 27 at the Frank Bette Arts Center, 1601 Paru Street, Alameda, CA.

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.  

May Painting Workshop

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - May 12 @ 3:30 pm

A painting workshop to unleash your inner creativity taught by local award winning artists Erin Gafill and Tom Birmingham. In this workshop you will explore various art making methods, and take a deep dive into working with color. $250 course fee plus $25 materials fee. “How much more could you create if you weren’t always second-guessing yourself? Learn tricks and practices to bring you back to the easel, including working in a series, setting a timer, and painting with house-painting…

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…

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