Sitting Still

Sitting Still is the first in a three-part exhibition series exploring representations of girls in fine art. Focusing on painted portraits of girls, it showcases an impressive array of portraits that reflect upon the personal stories, experiences, and history of this group of girls and young women.

Impressionist Girls

By looking at Impressionist paintings, we can grasp at what it felt like to be these girls: how they learned and worked, how they spent their spare time, and how they were affected by historical events around them. 

52 Objects

How are we different – and similar – to girls who lived decades or centuries ago? What can the artifacts that girls left behind tell us about our present and future?

At Girl Museum, we aim to find out.

Girl Saints

Representations of girls being tortured and killed, whether for religious or political reasons, is not a celebration. However, the destruction of girlhood is a strong theme throughout human history, with intentions ranging from forgiveness to peace on earth. This...

Illustrated Girls

“I’m not bad. I’m just drawn that way.” Jessica Rabbit, from Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988) While this exhibition is not about animated girls, Ms. Rabbit’s disclaimer about her appearance versus her behavior/character is entirely appropriate. We are looking at...

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