Bridging The Gender Gap In Public Art

Mar 16, 2023

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

Recording: Bridging The Gender Gap In Public Art, Mar 16, 2023

Less than 8% of all public statues in the US are of women, and it’s a similar story around the world. As part of their commitment to balancing the gender disparities in public art, companies like Hulu and nonprofit Monumental Women have commissioned monuments representing the contributions of historic women like activist and civil human rights leader Coretta Scott King (Atlanta), journalist and conservationist Marjory Stoneman Douglas (Miami) Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (LA) and Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (NYC). Visual artist Saya Woolfalk and estate representatives will discuss their journey from concept to creation, and the challenges they’ve faced to increase female representation in public art.

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Brenda Berkman

Monumental Women

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Eve Samples

Friends Of The Everglades

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Saya Woolfalk

Saya Woolfalk

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