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U.S. Exhibitions by State

Furious Garden

Claremont Museum of Art
California, United States

On view: September 3—November 28, 2021

Hito Steyerl: Factory of the Sun

San Jose Museum of Art
California, United States

On view: August 6, 2021—ongoing

Modern Women | Modern Vision

Crocker Art Museum
California, United States

On view: October 2, 2021—December 31, 2022

Pae White: Noisy Blushes

San Jose Museum of Art
California, United States

On view: ongoing

Wangechi Mutu: I Am Speaking, Are You Listening?

Legion of Honor Museum
California, United States

On view: May 7, 2021—November 7, 2021

WOMEN我們: From Her to Here

Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco
California, United States

On view: ongoing

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Where Are the Women

Autorino Center for the Arts at University of Saint Joseph
Connecticut, United States

On view: June 10—August 21, 2021

Hung Liu: Portraits of Promised Lands, 1968–2020

National Portrait Gallery
District of Columbia, United States

On view: August 27, 2021—March 29, 2022

Lynda Benglis

National Gallery of Art
District Columbia, United States

On view: June 18, 2021—January 2, 2022

Women Artists: Four Centuries of Creativity

Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Florida, United States

October 8—December 18, 2021

Rediscovering the Art of Victoria Hutson Huntley

Georgia Museum of Art
Georgia, United States

On view: May 22–August 15, 2021

Underexposed: Women Photographers from the High Museum

The High Museum
Georgia, United States

On view: April 1–August 1, 2021

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About the Frida Kahlo: Timeless Exhibition

Cleve Carney Museum of Art
Illinois, United States

On view: June 5—September 6, 2021

Bisa Butler: Portraits

The Art Institute of Chicago
Illinois, United States

On view: November 16, 2020–September 6, 2021

Silhouette Quilts by Maggie Weiss

The National Quilt Museum
Kentucky, United States

On view: August 13—October 12, 2021

Silhouette Quilts by Maggie Weiss

The National Quilt Museum
Kentucky, United States

On view: August 13—October 12, 2021

Joana Vasconcelos

MassArt Art Museum
Massachusetts, United States

On view: ongoing

Solo exhibition for Jeannie Motherwell

M Fine Arts Galerie
Massachusetts, United States

On view: September 3, 2021—ongoing

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Women Take the Floor

Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Massachusetts, United States

On view: ongoing

Esther and the Dream of One Loving Human Family

American Visionary Art Museum
Maryland, United States

On view: February 23, 2019–March 3, 2024

Lisa Yuskavage: Wilderness

Baltimore Museum of Art
Maryland, United States

On view: March 28–September 19, 2021

Woman As…Exploring Gender and Representation in the Permanent Collection

University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Nebraska, United States

On view: May 25–September 18, 2021

Judy Chicago: A Revolution in Print

Turner Carroll Gallery
New Mexico, United States

On view: ongoing

Alice Neel: People Come First

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, United States

On view: March 22–August 1, 2021

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Julie Mehretu

Whitney Museum of American Art
New York, United States

On view: March 25–August 8, 2021

Kelli Connell: Double Life, 2 Decades

The Alice Austen House Museum
New York, United States

On view: June 5—September 1, 2021

Niki de Saint Phalle: Structures for Life

Museum of Modern Art
New York, United States

On view: ongoing

Outlooks: Martha Tuttle

Storm King Art Center
New York, United States

On view: June 15–November 8, 2021

Chakaia Booker: Shaved Portions

Oklahoma Contemporary
Oklahoma, United States

On view: July 29, 2021—May 2, 2022

Abstraction by Artists from South Asia

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Pennsylvania, United States

On view: ongoing

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Taking Space: Contemporary Women Artists and the Politics of Scale

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pennsylvania, United States

On view: January 21–September 5, 2021

B. Lynch: Pull Back the Curtain

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Vermont, United States

On view: October 22, 2021–February 13, 2022

Mary Jane Zander

Louisa Arts Center
Virginia, United States

On view: ongoing

Barbara Earl Thomas: The Geography of Innocence

Seattle Art Museum
Washington, United States

On view: November 20, 2020–November 14, 2021

IN THE SPIRIT: Contemporary Native Arts

The Washington State Historical Society
Washington, United States

On view: July 15—August 29, 2021

International Exhibitions by Country

Shilpa Gupta – Today Will End

Museum of Modern Art
Antwerpen, Belgium

On view: May 21–September 12, 2021

Kara Walker

Kunstmuseum Basel
Basel, Switzerland

On view: June 5–September 26, 2021

Tacita Dean

Kunstmuseum Basel
Basel, Switzerland

On view: August 28, 2021—September 1, 2022

Yayoi Kusama: A Retrospective

Gropius Bau
Berlin, Germany

On view: April 23—August 15, 2021

Thania Petersen: Kassaram

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art
Cape Town, Africa

On view: April 27—October 17, 2021

Jennifer Packer: The Eye is Not Satisfied with Seeing

Serpentine Gallery
London, England

On view: May 19—August 22, 2021

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Paula Rego

Tate Britain
London, England

On view: July 7—October 24, 2021

Camille Henrot: Is Today Tomorrow

National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne, Australia

On view: June 18—October 24, 2021

Carte blanche à Anne Imhof, Natures Mortes

Palais de Tokyo
Paris, France

On view: ongoing

Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings

Art Gallery of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia

On view: June 12—September 19, 2021

Another Energy: Power to Continue Challenging—16 Women Artists from around the World

Mori Art Museum
Tokyo, Japan

On view: April 22–September 26, 2021

Barbara Hepworth: Art & Life

The Hepworth Wakefield
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

On view: May 21, 2021–February 27, 2022

Online Exhibitions

Anchers Hus

Located in: Skagen, Denmark
Online Exhibition: At Home with the Anchers

Art, Design, & Architecture Museum

Located in: California, United States
Online Exhibition: Lucille Lloyd: A Life in Murals

Art at a Time Like This

Located: Online
Exhibition: How Can We Think of Art at a Time Like This? 

BAMPFA

Located in: Berkeley, CA, United States
Online Exhibition: Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective

Bard Graduate Center Gallery

Located in: New York, NY, United States
Online Exhibition: Eileen Gray

Broad Museum

Located in: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Online Exhibition: Infinity Mirrored Room—The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away

Center for Maine Contemporary Art

Located in: Rockland, Maine
Online Exhibition: Skirting the Line: Painting Between Abstraction and Representation

Chile Committee of NMWA

Located in: Santiago, Chile
Online Exhibitions:
Historias de un Encierro (Stories in Confinement)
Libre de Ácido (Acid Free)

Circle Art Gallery

Located in: Nairobi, Kenya
Online Exhibition: Maliza Kiasuwa: Today Is Yesterday

Creative Time

Located in: New York, NY, United States
Online Exhibition: Kara Walker’s “A Subtlety”

de Young Museum

Located in: San Franciso, CA, United States
Online Exhibition: Ruth Asawa, A Working Life

Detroit Institute of Arts

Located in: Detroit, MI, United States
Online Exhibition: Frida Kahlo in Detroit

Field Museum

Located in: Chicago, IL, United States
Online Exhibition: Rethinking the Sculptures of Malvina Hoffman

Fondation Cartier pour l’art Contemporain

Located in: Paris, France
Online Exhibition: Claudia Andujar: The Yanomami Struggle

Ford Foundation Gallery

Located in: New York, NY, United States
Online Exhibition: Per(Sister): Incarcerated Women of Louisiana

Fort Gansevoort

Located in: New York, NY, United States
Online Exhibition: Zoya Cherkassky: Lost Time

Fundacion MAPFRE

Located in: Madrid, Spain
Online Exhibition: El baño de Frida: Photos by Graciela Iturbide)

Goodman Gallery

Located in: London, United Kingdom
Online Exhibition: Shirin Neshat: Land of Dreams

Google Arts & Culture

Located: Online
Exhibitions:
Faces of Frida
10 Self-Portraits By Women Artists

The Inspiring Story of Uemura Shōen
Amrita Sher-Gil: 11 works
Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun: 12 works
Julia Margaret Cameron: 12 works

Hauser & Wirth

Located in: Zurich, London, New York, Somerset, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Gstaad
Online Exhibitions:
Lorna Simpson: Give Me Some Moments
Louise Bourgeois: Drawings 1947 – 2007

Hepworth Wakefield

Located in: Wakefield, United Kingdom
Online Exhibition: Barbara Hepworth

Johannesburg Art Gallery

Located in: Johannesburg, South Africa
Online Exhibition: The Evidence of Things Not Seen: Performing Gendered and Queer Identities

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Located in: Eugene, OR, United States
Online Exhibition: Carrie Mae Weems: The Usual Suspect

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art

Located in: New Delhi, India
Online Exhibition: Parallel Lives: Frida Kahlo and Amrita Sher-Gil

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Located in: New York, NY, United States
Online Exhibitions:
Coco Chanel: Modernism
Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between

MoMA, Museum of Modern Art

Located in: New York, NY, United States
Online Exhibitions:
Sophie Taeuber-Arp
Dorothea Lange: Words & Pictures

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Lima

Located in: Lima, Peru
Online Exhibition: Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada

Museo Dolores Olmedo

Located in: Mexico City, Mexico
Online Exhibition: Frida Kahlo: I Portray Myself

Museum of Modern Latin American Art

Located in: Long Beach, CA, United States
Online Exhibition: Arte, mujer, y memoria: arpilleras from Chile

Museum Susch

Located in: Gaubunden, Switzerland
Online Exhibition: Up to and Including Limits: After Carolee Schneemann

Nasher Museum of Art

Located in: Durham, NC, United States
Online Exhibition: Ebony G. Patterson…while the dew is still on the roses…

National Museum of American History

Located in: Washington, DC, United States
Online Exhibition: First Lady of Song: Ella Fitzgerald at 100

National Quilt Museum

Located in: Paducah, Kentucky
Online Exhibition: What’s in a Name?

New Museum

Located in: New York, NY, United States
Online Exhibition: Jordan Casteel: Within Reach

Renwick Gallery

Located in: Washington, DC, United States
Online Exhibition: Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Located in: Washington, DC, United States
Online Exhibitions:
Edmonia Lewis
Tiffany Chung: Vietnam, Past Is Prologue

Smithsonian National Museum of African Art

Located in: Washington, DC, United States
Online Exhibition: I Am . . . Contemporary Women Artists of Africa

Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Located in: Washington, DC, United States
Online Exhibition: Women on Stamps: Arts and Literature

Through the Flower Art Space

Located in: Belen, NM, United States
Online Exhibition: On Fire: Judy Chicago Fireworks with Photographs by Donald Woodman

Artist Rana Begum at the opening of Heavy Metal—Women to Watch 2018 with members of the UK Committee. Photo credit: Sarah Baker.