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March 12, 2019

New Dawn & Art in Parliament

March 12, 2019 @ 4:15 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a short talk by Mary Branson, creator of the New Dawn sculptural light installation at Parliament, followed by a 45-minute suffragette themed tour of Parliament.  'New Dawn' is located above the entrance to St Stephen’s Hall, the site of numerous demonstrations for the right to vote. Please stay for the International Women's Day talk about Mary Astor, from 6:00 - 7:15 pm (followed by refreshments) in the Attlee Suite.  Luke Pollard, MP for Plymouth (Astor's constituency) and…

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January 21, 2019

50 Works by 50 British Women Artists: 1900-1950

January 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gladys Hynes, "Penny for the Guy – the thought that all war is caused by the faceless money men of the City," 1940Oil on boardImage Courtesy of the Liss Llewellyn Gallery Curator Sasha Llewellyn will guide us through an exhibit that attempts to answer Linda Nochlin's question, "Why have there been no great women artists?" 50/50 addresses the exclusion of women from the canon by introducing fifty artworks by known and lesser-known women.  Fifty commentaries by…

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Modern Couples at the Barbican: Curator-led tour

January 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Start the new year with a curator-led tour of this highly acclaimed exhibition that explores how relationships can set a path for artistic output. The comprehensive show looks at the work of 40 artist couples active in the first half of the 20th century.  The exhibition illuminates these creative and personal relationships, from the obsessional and fleeting to the life-long. The exhibition includes Dora Maar & Pablo Picasso; Salvador Dalí & Federico García Lorca; Camille Claudel & Auguste Rodin; Frida Kahlo & Diego…

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November 28, 2018

Virginia Woolf: An exhibition inspired by her writings

November 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us at a talk by curator Laura Smith, speaking about Virginia Woolf, an exhibition inspired by her writings at the Fitzwilliam Museum.   Thanks to the generosity of our long time supporters at Whitechapel Gallery we have a number of reserved places for the talk from 1:15 - 2 pm. Afterward, we will visit Murray Edwards College (formerly NewHall) and get a guided tour of their impressive collection of art by British female artists. Please book your own transport:  Susan, Claire…

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October 30, 2018

South London gallery tour

October 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Break out of the routine with an outing to three superb South London galleries, each bringing women to the fore. We will start at Gallery Corvi-Mora at 10 am, and end with a self-treat lunch.  First, Tommaso Corvi-Mora, Director of the eponymous gallery will speak about artist Dorota Jurczak. Polish-born Jurczak’s macabre, darkly whimsical works are influenced by folklore and mythology, combined with her own imagination.  In the bizarre, dream-like narrative of Jurczak’s work, distorted human figures, creeping woods, and anthropomorphic creatures play out their dramas in vibrantly-colored, indistinct…

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Curator-led tour of Anni Albers at Tate Modern

October 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Anni Albers Wall Hanging 1926 Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Everfast Fabrics Inc. and Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1969 69.134 © Estate of Anni Albers; ARS, NY & DACS, London 2018 Join us at Tate Modern for a visit to the long overdue recognition of Albers’s pivotal contribution to modern art and design, led by Tate curator, Ann Coxon. As a female student at the radical Bauhaus art school, Albers was discouraged…

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Mary Kelly & Fatoş Üstek at Frieze’s “Social Work”

October 5, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Frieze Art Fair,

Regents Park


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Curator Fatoş Üstek will be in conversation with artist Mary Kelly as we explore Frieze's special section Social Work dedicated to women who challenged the art market. This year the section will feature eight monographic presentations by women artists whose work emerged in response to the global social and political schisms of the 1980s and ’90s. Social Work pays homage to a selection of artists who challenged the status quo and explored the possibilities of political activism in their art making. Fatoş Üstek…

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September 27, 2018

Gallery visit: Paula Rego and Celeste Dupuy-Spencer

September 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Marlborough Fine Art,

6 Albemarle Street



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Breakfast at Marlborough, visiting exhibitions of Paula Rego RA and Celeste Dupuy-Spencer, we will be welcomed and led around the exhibitions by Frankie Rossi, Director at Marlborough Fine Art.  Paula Rego (b.1935) draws widely from subjects including fairy tales, myths and folk art, her experiences growing up in Portugal under a fascist regime, and from her personal recollections of girlhood and adolescence have a strong influence in her practice. Paula is based in London and is celebrated as one of…

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Become a hologram and meet artist Rachel Ara

September 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

V&A Museum,

Cromwell Road



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Join us and learn about and becoming a human hologram.  On the 17th September we will meet Rachel Ara, artist-in-residence at the V&A.  A former computer systems designer, Ms. Ara graduated from Goldsmith's College, winning the prestigious Burston Award, and turned her attention to creating art with a feminist edge.  Recipient of the 2016 International Aesthetica Art Prize, she will talk to us about her installation at the Museum, The Transubstantiation of Knowledge and the issues of feminism and gender…

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June 19, 2018

Artist led tour: Jodie Carey at Foundling Museum

June 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Please join us for this special visit to the Foundling Museum where we will view Jodie Carey's new site-specific installations with the artist and the Director of the Museum, Caro Howell.  Jodie Carey was among our shortlisted artists for Women to Watch 2015: Organic Matters. Her exhibition at the Foundling Museum, Sea consists of commissioned installations responding to the history of the Foundling Hospital.  Displayed amongst the collection, her monumental pieces are imbued with a sense of remembrance of the…

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