Springfield Arts Association: Art as Advocacy

September 03, 2019

Art as Advocacy: Promoting Equity and Social Justice for Women
National Juried Exhibition
September 6 - 28
Reception: Friday, September 6, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Springfield Art Association/Edwards Place Historic Home

700 N 4th St

Springfield, IL 62702, USA

In the spirit of the women’s movement that began in the late 1970’s in the United States, the exhibition will showcase work that reflects the evolution of the position of women in society and the arts from then, to today. A look at what has changed, what struggles still exist, and where we go from here.  

Exhibition support has been provided by:  Prairie Center Against Sexual AssaultRichards and StehmanHeartland Credit UnionUnited Community BankIllinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Jane Locascio Broker/Partner at The Real Estate Group, Sarah Anderson, Irene Boyer, Polly Poskin, Ruthann Mazrim, Evelyn Thomas, and Bernie White-Hatcher.