Let’s Tell and Rewrite the Stories Ourselves

By the end of February, I read somewhere that there was a ‘challenge’ called “Name 5 women artists.” I started thinking about my own list – Abramović, Kusama, Calle, Iturbide and… no-no-no-no, I don’t want to think of Kahlo, please! – and then felt...

#MeToo and Girlhood in Art

Just look at the painting. You do not need any special pedigree, beyond being sighted. In fact, a blind person could tell you, if the painting were being described to them, that something is not right. This painting is called Thérèse Dreaming, by Balthus, and was made...

Explore our new Contemporary Art exhibition!

As Girl Museum newly focuses on contemporary art and voices, we are thrilled to present Breathing Lessons: Art and Poetry from darlene anita scott. This new exhibition grapples with racism and sexism and has many pieces of mixed media art and poetry that delve into...

Child Labor in Baltimore, Maryland, 1909

  Barefoot children sitting on crates or standing in the dirt. Young boys and girls together, some smiling, some not even looking at the camera. In this written description, different images might come to mind. Some people might picture a group of kids playing a game...

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