100 YEARS | 100 WOMEN Symposium: Culture in a Changing America
New York, NY • February 15, 2020
Join Kathleen Turner, Deborah Willis, Vinnie Bagwell, Renee Cox, and other artists, thinkers, and cultural leaders for a day-long symposium of thought-provoking talks and day-long symposium.
Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM ESTTHOMPSON ARTS CENTER AT PARK AVENUE ARMORY
643 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065
On Saturday, February 15, join Kathleen Turner, Deborah Willis, Vinnie Bagwell, Renee Cox, and other artists, thinkers, and cultural leaders for a day-long symposium of thought-provoking talks and dazzling performances to launch 100 Years | 100 Women, an initiative that brings together ten New York City cultural institutions and women artists to explore 100 years of women's suffrage.
Sponsoring partners include Park Avenue Armory, National Black Theatre, Apollo Theater, The Juilliard School, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Company, The Laundromat Project, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of the Moving Image, National Sawdust, New York University, and Urban Bush Women. The 100 Years | 100 Women initiativewill culminate with the partner institutions collectively commissioning one hundred artists who self-identify as women to respond in their chosen art form to this significant anniversary. The commissioned artists will be announced at the February 15 symposium and their work will be on display at Part II of 100 Years | 100 Women in a large showcase and celebration to be held at the Armory on May 16, 2020.
Held throughout the Armory's historic period rooms, the February 15 symposium will feature conversations, performances, and salons led by artists, activists, scholars, and civic and cultural leaders exploring the complex topic of suffrage. Additional participants include Tomie Arai, Paola Prestini, Zoe Buckman, Tantoo Cardinal, Caridad De La Luz, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Susan Herman, Kemi Ilesanmi, Andrea Jenkins, Shola Lynch, Martha Redbone, Gaytri Spivak, and many more.
SPECIAL DISCOUNTS FOR THE ELLEVATE COMMUNITY:
Use WOMEN10 for $10/session offer (usually $15)
Use WOMEN15 for $15 for the whole day (usually $45)
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