In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh
Exhibition Dates: January 24 – March 11, 2012
Curated by Patricia Ulbrich, PhD
Closing Reception: Friday, March 9, 5-8PM
This multimedia exhibit highlights the work of local feminists to gain equal rights for women and girls in our region and beyond. It includes a portrait gallery of sixteen influential leaders of the women’s movement during the latter part of the 20th century, a 15-minute video based on excerpts from their oral histories, period photos and memorabilia from private collections, and an exhibition catalogue created in professor Darren Lee Miller’s freshman seminar, Art&Activism. Featured activists include Ann Begler, Jeanne Clark, Alma Speed Fox, Barbara Hafer, Eleanor Smeal, and a dozen other leading feminists in western Pennsylvania.