The Tea: Heather Mae

A light-skinned person with red hair looks off camera. The half of their face closest to the camera is in shadow, with light coming across the other side of their face. Behind them is an orange background.
Join us online for a live performance by singer-songwriter Heather Mae, followed by a look into her creative process.

Event Details

Event Date and Time

Friday, May 05, 2023
12 to 1 pm

Tickets and Reservations

Free. Reservations not required; performance will be published on NMWA’s YouTube channel.

Event Location


Event Description

The Tea: Heather Mae

Singer-songwriter Heather Mae features in this online series in which women musicians perform original work. Each session includes a short interview, conducted over a cup of tea, exploring the artist’s creative process.

Mae is an award-winning songwriter whose evocative vocals and rhythmic piano style are reminiscent of artists such as Stevie Nicks and Sara Bareilles. Her music addresses complex topics related to mental health, LGBTQ+ issues, self-love, racial injustice, social inequality, and women’s rights. Mae is inspired by her personal experiences and identities as a queer, plus-size woman living with bipolar disorder and those of fans with whom she has forged connections while touring the United States. She crafts powerful lyrics and unforgettable music about life’s moments, from the quietly chaotic to the explosive.

About The Tea

The Tea is presented by the museum’s Women, Arts, and Social Change public program initiative that highlights the power of women and the arts as catalysts for change.

This event will be captioned. If you would like to request additional accessibility services, please email Two weeks’ notice to request accessibility services is appreciated but not required. We will make every attempt to accommodate requests.


  • Films, Literature, & Performances
  • Virtual
  • Women, Arts, & Social Change