Schedule


MIDWEST WOMEN ARTISTS SYMPOSIUM
Transforming Midwest Culture and Society: Women Artists, 1960s to 1980s

DISCOVERING THEIR WORK, TELLING THEIR STORIES, LEARNING FROM THE PAST

The symposium is part of Art Design Chicago, an exploration of Chicago’s art and design legacy, an initiative of the Terra Foundation for American Art with presenting partner The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. It is funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art and The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation. This program has been made possible in part by a grant from the Eugene & Harriet Swager Fund for Public Art and the Taylor & Corinne French Fund/Fine Arts.

NOVEMBER 2 & 3, 2017
BRADLEY UNIVERSITY, PEORIA, ILLINOIS

Symposium Schedule

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2017

noon - 1:30 pm Lunch will be available for purchase at a nominal cost (location tbd)

1:00-3:00 pm Visit exhibits dedicated to women in the arts at locations around Peoria (list being prepared)

2:30-3:00 pm Registration at Horowitz Auditorium.

3:00 pm Welcome

3:10 pm Panel Discussion: New Directions and Ideas: Jane Gilmor, with Barbara Ciurej, Donna Seaman, Jane Stevens, and Sandra Menefee Taylor

5:00 pm Keynote Address Lynne Warren, Curator of Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, will give the Keynote Address, "A Stir of Voices"

6:00-7:00 pm Exhibition viewing in Heuser and Hartmann galleries

6:15-7:00 pm Reception for the exhibitions at the Hartmann Gallery


FRIDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2017 all sessions at Hayden-Clark Alumni Center

8:00-8:30 am Registration

8:30-8:45 am Welcome

8:45-10:15 am Panel Discussion: Social and Cultural Impact of Women Artists: Christine Rojek, with Arlene Turner Crawford, Joanna Gardner-Huggett, Lindsay Lochman and Fern Shaffer

10:15-10:35 am Break

10:35-11:05 am Presentation

11:10-11:40 am Presentation

11:40 am-noon Discussion

12:00-12:45 pm Lunch

12:45-2:15 pm Panel Discussion: Writing About Art: Barbara Jaffee , with Leslie Bellavance, Susan Snodgrass and Freida High W. Tesfagiorgis

2:15-2:35 pm Break

2:35-3:05 pm Presentation

3:10-3:40 pm Presentation

3:40-4:00 pm Discussion

4:00 pm Closing Remarks