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FRESH TALK: Righting the Balance

RESH TALK: Righting the Balance—Can there be gender parity in the arts?

Sunday, October 18, 2015

3:00–6:00 p.m. followed by Sunday Supper from 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Artists, curators, and representatives from auction houses, commercial galleries, and media invite us to participate in a no-holds-barred conversation. Jamia Wilson, a movement builder, storyteller, and feminist activist tops off the day with her thoughts on how Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Emma Watson, and others are inspiring new audiences to raise their voices for feminism and gender justice.

Join us for food, drink, and discussion at Sunday Supper after the program.

Ticket price includes museum admission, refreshments during the day, and admission to Sunday Supper at 6:00 p.m.

Please note there are no refunds or exchanges.

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005


  • Introduction by Maura Reilly—author, curator, critic, and event co-organizer
  • The Issue: Jillian Steinhauer, senior editor of Hyperallergic, and Sarah Douglas, editor-in-chief of ARTnews
  • The Market: Mary Sabbatino, vice president/partner of Galerie LeLong, NY, and Gabriela Palmieri, senior vice president, senior specialist of contemporary art at Sotheby’s
  • The Artist’s Voice: Artists Ghada Amer, Micol Hebron, Simone Leigh, and Guerrilla Girl Alma Thomas
  • Conversation in Context: Jamia Wilson, executive director of Women, Action, & the Media, former YTH (Youth Tech Heath) executive director, TED Prize Storyteller, and former vice president of programs at The Women’s Media Center


Required. $25 for general admission; $15 for members, students, and seniors. Ticket price includes museum admission and Sunday Supper. Seating is first-come, first-served.

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