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March 16, 2017

Curator-led tour of Terrains of the Body: Photography from NMWA : evening

March 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Whitechapel Gallery,

77 Whitechapel High Street


E1 7QX

United Kingdom

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You have asked for more evening events and here is one --  a tour of Terrains of the Body: Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts led by Chief Curator Lydia Yee of Whitechapel Gallery. The exhibition features work by: Marina Abramović, Rineke Dijkstra, Anna Gaskell, Nan Goldin, Charlotte Gyllenhammar, Candida Höfer, Icelandic Love Corporation, Mwangi Hutter, Kirsten Justesen, Justine Kurland, Nikki S. Lee, Hellen van Meene, Shirin Neshat, Daniela Rossell, Eve Sussman and the Rufus Corporation, Janaina Tschäpe and Adriana Varejão. We will meet at 6:30 pm in Gallery 7 of the Whitechapel Gallery.  Invite your partners…

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February 23, 2017

Gallery talk: Toute Seule (Allen, Colbert, Murray, Spero, Whiteread): Gazelli Art House

February 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a curator talk of Gazelli's fabulous all women exhibition,  ‘toute seule’, an all female show depicting artistic heroism transcending time. Despite the influence artists had on one another, and collective responses that were made by the surrounding world, this exhibition highlights the solitude – graceful, thought-through, strategic and compassionate individuality of each exhibiting artist and the corresponding decade they represent for the past 50 years, 1970s – 2010s.  Features work by Rebecca Allen, Charlotte Colbert, Elizabeth Murray, Nancy…

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Guided Tour: Vanessa Bell at Dulwich Picture Gallery

February 21, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Widely acclaimed as a central figure of the Bloomsbury Group, the modernist painter, Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) was a pivotal player in 20th century British art, inventing a new language of visual expression. Muse to fellow artists such as Roger Fry, sister of Virginia Woolf, mastermind of the idyllic Bloomsbury life at Charleston – Bell’s reputation as an artist has long been overshadowed by her family life and romantic entanglements. A radical innovator in the use of abstraction, colour and form,…

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Gallery talk: Mary Fedden

February 2, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Portland Gallery,

3 Bennet Street


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Join us for a tour of a Mary Fedden's work at the Portland Gallery led by exhibition curator Sidonie Metherell.  Fedden, a much-loved Royal Academician, studied at the Slade School of Fine Art.  Fedden developed a bold, expressive style featuring flowers and still life, reminiscent of artists such as Matisse and Braque. As a teacher at the Royal College of Art from 1956 to 1964, she was the first woman tutor to teach in the Painting School and her pupils…

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January 25, 2017

Private visit to the Government Art Collection

January 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us for this unique opportunity to be taken behind the scenes of the UK Government's extraordinary art collection. Since 1898, the government has been collecting art to promote artists who have a strong British connection and displaying it in over 450 government buildings - including Downing Street -- both home and abroad. There are over 540 women artists represented in the collection.  On our private tour we will see many selected works, learn about the history of the collection and its role…

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Curator-led tour of Terrains of the Body:Photography from NMWA at Whitechapel

January 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us as the doors open to Terrains of the Body: Photography from NMWA for a tour of the exhibition by Whitechapel curator, Lydia Yee. Terrains of the Body:  Photography from NMWA is the first showing outside of the US of part of NMWA’s rich collection of contemporary photography by women.  The exhibition presents work by seventeen contemporary women photographers who explore social and political ideas using the human body.  By turning their camera to women, including themselves, these…

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December 1, 2016

Curator-led Tour of the Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s

December 1, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Photographers Gallery,

16-18 Ramillies Street


United Kingdom

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Join us for a curator-led tour of Feminist Avant–Garde of the 1970s, an expansive exhibition comprising forty-eight international female artists and over 150 major works from the Verbund Collection in Vienna. The exhibition highlights groundbreaking practices that shaped the feminist art movement and provides a timely reminder of the wide impact of a generation of artists. Focusing on photographs, collage works, performances, films and videos produced throughout the 1970s, the exhibition reflects a moment during which practices of emancipation, gender…

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November 23, 2016

Salon Series Talk: The Forgotten Women of Classical Music

November 23, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For the first Salon Seres of our new year, historian and Oxford lecturer Anna Beer will be taking us from 17th century Medici Florence to London during the Blitz as she  reveals  the hidden stores of eight remarkable women composers --  Francesca Caccini, Barbara Strozzi, Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Marianna Martines, Fanny Hensel (née Mendelssohn), Clara Schumann, Lili Boulanger and Elizabeth Maconchy -- who have been too long neglected. Beer's book - Sounds and Sweet Airs: The Forgotten Women of Classical…

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Curator-led Tour of the New Hall Art Collection, Cambridge

November 2, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Starting in the 1990s with just a few pieces, the New Hall Art Collection at Murray Edwards College at Cambridge now has over 450 paintings, prints and sculpture, making it the second largest collection of art by women in the world. Much of the collection has been given to the College by the artists themselves and includes significant pieces by Elisabeth Frink, Elizabeth Blackadder, Barbara Rae, Anne Redpath and Barbara Hepworth. Please join us for this great day out to view…

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October 6, 2016


Tour of the Women Artists at Frieze with Lucinda Lovell

October 6, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Regent’s Park,

Park Square West Entrance


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Please join us for a very special tour with Lucinda Lovell of Contemporary Key. Lucinda will be sharing her extensive insight into the contemporary art world, with a focus on women artists. This year’s fair brings together more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries, alongside the fair’s celebrated non-profit programme of ambitious new artist commissions and talks. Monographic presentations by major female artists can also be seen across the main section such as Goshka Macuga (Galerie Rudiger Schöttle, Munich), Latifa Echakch (kamel mennour, Paris),…

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