Artist Conversation: Judy Chicago and Jane Gerhard in Dialogue

Join the conversation with Judy Chicago and Jane Gerhard!

In conjunction with NMWA’s exhibition Judy Chicago: Circa ’75 on view January 17–April 13, 2014, pioneer artist of the feminist movement Judy Chicago and historian and author Jane Gerhard will engage in a lively dialogue about their new books.

Gerhard’s book, The Dinner Party: Judy Chicago and the Power of Popular Feminism, traces the history of Chicago’s iconic art installation The Dinner Party.

Chicago’s new book, Institutional Time: A Critique of Studio Art Education explores her own art education and how female and male students can be prepared for a career in today’s art world.

Book signings and a 75th birthday celebration for Chicago will follow.

Can’t make it? Follow along online as we live tweet using #JudyChicagoTalk from 5–6 p.m.


5–6 p.m.Artist Conversation
6–7 p.m.Exhibition, book sale, and signing


Required. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $8 for members, seniors, and students.

reserve online

Image credit: Judy Chicago, Virginia Woolf (test plate for The Dinner Party), 1978; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Elizabeth A. Sackler in honor of Wilhelmina Cole Holladay and the 20th Anniversary of the National Museum of Women in the Arts

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