Some Day is Now: Women, Art & Social Change

Yoko Ono, "Wish Tree," 1996/1997, Installation view with artist seated, En Trance – Ex It, Lonja del Pescado, Alicante, Spain (June 23 – July 25, 1997), Photo: Miguel Angel Valero, Courtesy of Yoko Ono
 Yoko Ono, "Wish Tree," 1996/1997, Installation view with artist seated, En Trance – Ex It, Lonja del Pescado, Alicante, Spain (June 23 – July 25, 1997), Photo: Miguel Angel Valero, Courtesy of Yoko Ono,
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, "Fancy Dance," 2003, Mixed media on canvas, 36 x 24 inches, Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York
 Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, "Fancy Dance," 2003, Mixed media on canvas, 36 x 24 inches, Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York,
Elizabeth Catlett, "Waving," 1989, Lithograph, 23 3/8 x 17 in., New Britain Museum of American Art, Jane and Victor Darnell Fund, 1993.60
 Elizabeth Catlett, "Waving," 1989, Lithograph, 23 3/8 x 17 in., New Britain Museum of American Art, Jane and Victor Darnell Fund, 1993.60,
2015 Guerrilla Girls, Andrew Hinderaker
 2015 Guerrilla Girls, Andrew Hinderaker,
Betye Saar, "Liberate (25 mammies)," 2015, Mixed media assemblage, 12 x 11.33 x 2.5 in., Photo Courtesy of the artist and Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, California; Photo Brian Forrest
 Betye Saar, "Liberate (25 mammies)," 2015, Mixed media assemblage, 12 x 11.33 x 2.5 in., Photo Courtesy of the artist and Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, California; Photo Brian Forrest,

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

Some Day is Now: Women, Art & Social Change

Stitzer Family Gallery

Marking the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in America, Some Day is Now: Women, Art & Social Change presents iconic American female artists whose work advocates for social empowerment and change.

Some Day is Now features over twenty artists including Yoko Ono, Jenny Holzer, and the Guerrilla Girls, who combine language, text, and image to express hope, enact change, raise awareness, and give voice to their beliefs. Installed with historic ephemera from the women’s suffrage movement, and employing similarly direct and impactful visual strategies, their works communicate words of action and empowerment for women as well as people of all genders, races, and ethnicities. Read more.

Featured Artists

Guerrilla Girls
Jenny Holzer
Corita Kent
Yoko Ono
Martha Rosler
Betye Saar
Nancy Spero
Stephanie Syjuco
Carrie Mae Weems
Barbara Kruger

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Some Day is Now: Women, Art & Social Change is part of 2020/20+ Women @ NBMAA presented by Stanley Black & Decker with additional support provided by Bank of America.

Some Day Is Now is made possible by the Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation, David T. Langrock Foundation, Robert Lehman Foundation, Inc., and the Polly Thayer Starr Charitable Trust.

This exhibition is made possible by the generosity of the Special Exhibition Fund donors, including John N. Howard, Sylvia Bonney, and The Aeroflex Foundation. We also gratefully acknowledge the funding of Carolyn and Elliot Joseph.

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