UNSEEN: THE HIDDEN LABOR OF WOMEN – MILLS COLLEGE ART MUSEUM

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UNSEEN: THE HIDDEN LABOR OF WOMEN – MILLS COLLEGE ART MUSEUM

January 22 - March 13

Free

Featuring works from Mills College Art Museum’s permanent collection, Unseen: The Hidden Labor of Women examines multiple feminist perspectives on women’s labor. Curated by students in the Fall 2021 Museum Studies Workshop, the exhibition highlights the traditionally under-recognized emotional, physical, and domestic work of women as caregivers, community organizers, professionals, and artists.

At a moment when Mills is transitioning away from its identity as an historically women’s college, Unseen celebrates the power and legitimacy of women’s experiences. The exhibition showcases pieces from MCAM’s holdings, including works by Adrianna Adams, Mary Cassatt, Ann Chamberlain, Imogen Cunningham, The Guerrilla Girls, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Clark Hobart, Mildred Howard, Kathe Kollwitz, Carmen Lomas Garza, Constance Jenkins Macky, Bill Owens, Mel Ramos, Beth Van Hoesen, and Elizabeth Ginno Winkler. Unseen also features new acquisitions by contemporary artists associated with NIAD Art Center in Richmond, California, a progressive art studio for adult artists with developmental disabilities. Unseen: The Hidden Labor of Women is curated by Olivia Olson-Roberts, Susan Prier, Mollie Schottstaedt, and Jenny Varner.

IMAGE: Adrianna Adams, 2020, Weekly Routine #1, 7 color screenprint on 100lb cougar natural paper, 16 in x 20 in.

Details

Start:
January 22
End:
March 13
Cost:
Free
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https://mcam.mills.edu/

Venue

Mills College Art Museum
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613 United States
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510-430-2164
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https://mcam.mills.edu/