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Where the Future Came From is a collective research project on the integral role of feminist and women-run art activities throughout Chicago’s history, from the late-19th century to the present. Come listen to scholars-in-residence present different points of view related to the material in the show:
- Rooms of their Own: Women Artists’ Organizations and Collectives in Chicago (1890–2015)
December 6, 2018, 5:30–7 pm
Presented by Joanna Gardner-Huggett
- Women’s Work at Hull-House and Beyond: The Feminist Agenda through Arts and Crafts
December 11, 2018, 5:30–7 pm
Presented by Melissa Potter and Jennifer Scott
- Fighting as Form: Building Community on the Lower West Side
January 24, 2019, 5:30–7 pm
Presented by Nicole Marroquin
- Feminism in Your Face: Public Art Resistance?
January 31, 2019, 5:30–7 pm
Presented by Neysa Page-Lieberman
- Women in the Alcoves: On Alice Browning, Dr. Margaret Burroughs, and the Women of The Catalyst
February 7, 2019, 5:30–7 pm
Presented by Tempestt Hazel
Also – join in for Art + Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thons on January 25 and February 15 from 12–3 pm.
This project is organized by Meg Duguid, Director of Exhibitions at Columbia College Chicago’s Department of Exhibitions, Performance, and Student Spaces and is part of Art Design Chicago, an initiative of the Terra Foundation for American Art exploring Chicago’s art and design legacy, with presenting partner The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.
Where the Future Came From will be on view at the Glass Curtain Gallery in Chicago (1104 S. Wabash Ave, 1st Floor) November–February 15, 2019. For information, visit Colum.edu/future.
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