Woman Made Gallery Calendar of Events

We have cancelled and postponed events at WMG through August 7. Staff is working remotely to communicate with artists, jurors, members and our community. Please contact us if you have any questions: general@womanmade.org.

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Suffra-Jetting Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: March 13–April 4, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, March 13 | 6–8 p.m. Cancelled

<datetime=”2020-03-13T16:29:22+00:00″>Poetry Reading: Rights and Wrongs

Event Date: Sunday, March 15, 2020 | 2–4 p.m. Cancelled

Reading poets include Lisa Buscani, Britny Cordera, Laura Johnson, Brenna Lemieux, Crystal Stone and Rachel Jamison Webster. These poets will testify to wrongs, past and present, as well as the struggles to right them; including poems that shed light on victims, activists and even the people and systems that perpetrate and perpetuate injustice. Free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated: http://womanmade.org/donate

Conversations on: Disability | Gallery Talk with Oaklee Thiele

Event Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 2–4 p.m. | Cancelled

Native to Illinois, Oaklee Thiele utilizes her platform in the arts to serve as a positive advocate for individuals with disabilities, addressing concerns about accessibility and inclusivity through written and painted works. Suggested Donation: $15 | Free to Members | http://womanmade.org/donate

Call for Poetry: Dreams and Other Night Follies

Entry Due Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Cancelled
Event Date: Sunday, May 3, 2020 |

We invite work by female and gender nonconforming poets that engages any or all of the range of what happens after dark. not limited to nightmares and dreams – the night life, night shifts, the worries that keep us from sleep, the things we do when no one else is awake.

Call for Art: Craftivism: The Art of Action

Exhibition Dates: July 3–25, 2020
Entry Due Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020

Open to women-identified and non-binary artists from the local, national, and international community, Woman Made Gallery is inviting artwork in any media that focuses on the message to engage the broader community with the intend to effect change. Apply Here.

Opening Reception: Process and Material

Exhibition Dates: August 7–29, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, August 8 | 6–8 p.m.

The juror Yoonshin Park’s final selection includes 35 works in a variety of media by 35 artists. The exhibition will be online by June 30, 2020. Free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated: http://womanmade.org/donate

Opening Reception: Craftivism: The Art of Action

Exhibition Dates: September 18–October 10, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, Sept. 18 | 6–8 p.m.

Juried by Shannon Downey, craftivists in this exhibition use their work to build community, give voice, challenge systems of oppression, and demonstrate tangible outcomes. Free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated: http://womanmade.org/donate

Opening Reception: 23rd International Open

Exhibition Dates: October 30–November 21, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday, Oct. 30 | 6–8 p.m.

Juried by Juana Williams, craftivists in this exhibition use their work to build community, give voice, challenge systems of oppression, and demonstrate tangible outcomes. Free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated: http://womanmade.org/donate

 

Woman Made Gallery is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events; The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation; The Illinois Arts Council Agency; a major anonymous donor; and the generosity of its members and contributors.