Celebrate Women’s History Month 2024

 

 

 

Artist, Ingrid Capozzoli Flinn. Image courtesy of the Artist and Connie Lee, Art Lives Here, Inc., The exhibition ‘Present in the Modern World’ opening March 9th.

The month of March is observed every year as Women’s History Month. It is a time to celebrate accomplishments, and a time to regroup and forge ahead in a continued battle for fundamental human rights.

The National Women’s History Alliance designates a yearly theme for Women’s History Month. The 2024 theme celebrates “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.” ~ recognizing  women who understand the need to eliminate bias and discrimination from individuals’ lives and institutions.

Here are a few ways to celebrate Women’s History Month 2024.

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‘Present in the Modern World’ to Open at Art Lives Here

 

 

 

Artist, Ingrid Capozzoli Flinn. Image courtesy of the Artist and Connie Lee, Art Lives Here, Inc. in the exhibition ‘Living in the Modern World’

The three women artists featured in Present in the Modern World, Ingrid Capozzoli Flinn, Alison Causer, and Donnelly Marks share a modern sensibility in their art practices. Their works reference periods in time from Byzantine to the present.

Installation view, ‘Living in the Modern World’. On the mantle, sculpture artist, Donnelly Marks, figures, below, interpreting the nude figure by artist, Ingrid Capozzoli Flinn.. Exhibition ‘Living in the Modern World’ at Art Lives Here.

They collectively have blurred the lines between traditional, modern, and contemporary. Causer and Capozzoli Flinn’s brush strokes take classic oil paintings into the present and exhibited alongside Marks’ sculptures that reference brutalist structures create an exhibition that is timeless but of the modern world.

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‘Speak Up! Women Art & Social Justice’ to Open at Basin Gallery, Red Hook

 

 

 

Image courtesy Connie Lee, Founder/President, Art Lives Here, Inc.

“Speak Up! Women Art & Social Justice” is a four person exhibition running from March 8 through April 21, 2024 at Basin Gallery & Studios in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Guest curated by artist/ curator Valeri Larko, this mixed media show features original artwork from: Rodriguez Calero , Airco Caravan, Daina Higgins and Arlene Rush. This show addresses women’s rights, as well as other social justice issues. All of the artists in this exhibition have been making important art for decades. They say the “future is female”, but with so many countries backsliding on women’s rights and other human rights, it is important to listen to these powerful women’s voices.

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St. Ann & The Holy Trinity Church Celebrates Women’s History Month by Hosting Historian Martha Foley to Speak on The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

 

 

 

In celebration of Women’s History Month, St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church will host an in-person presentation on Sunday, March 19th at 1:00pm, welcoming Martha Foley, archivist and historian for The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange.

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Celebrating Women’s History Month, March 2023

 

 

 

The art installation Havah…to breathe, air, life by artist Shahzia Sikander in Madison Square Park. It is the artists exploration of female representation in monuments.

The 2023 Theme for Women’s History Month is “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” “Throughout 2023, the NWHA will encourage the recognition of women, past and present, who have been active in all forms of media and storytelling including print, radio, TV, stage, screen, blogs, podcasts, news, and social media. This timely theme honors women in every community who have devoted their lives and talents to producing art and news, pursuing truth and reflecting society decade after decade.“….. National Women’s History Alliance

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NYC Celebrates Women’s History Month ~ March, 2021

 

 

 

Women’s March, 2018 NYC

This has been an enormously successful year for women, kicking-off 2021 with the first female U.S. Vice President, the first female U.S. Secretary of Treasury, along with a growing number of CEO’s and CFO’s in major corporations, and two Nobel Prize winners in 2020. The growing number of women in politics defines a “future as female,” and grass-roots groups have proven that together, women can enact change. Let’s celebrate Women’s History Month 2021.

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Celebrating Women’s History Month 2020 in NYC & the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

 

 

 

Suffrage envoys from San Francisco greeted in New Jersey on their way to Washington to present a petition to Congress Suffrage envoys from San Francisco greeted containing more than 500,000 signatures. C. 1915. Image via Library of Congress

This year during Women’s History Month we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment ~ Giving women the right to vote. ‘Valiant Women of the Vote,’ this year’s theme, “honors the brave women who fought to win suffrage rights for women, and for the women who continue to fight for the voting rights of others.”

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