Visiting Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion?

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Women’s History

These stories illuminate the cultural contributions women have made throughout the history of art.

Printed graphic image of a white woman seductively holding a poppy flower. The Woman and the peony are an orange color and the background of the image is black and the woman's dress and hat are created just using orange outlines.

By Women, for Women: American Art Posters of the 1890s

How did women emerge as active creators of art and visual culture in the nineteenth century?

Farah Siraj: Diggi Ya Rababa

Named Jordan's “Musical Ambassadress,” Farah Siraj’s unique idiom melds influences from Arabian music, flamenco, and jazz.

Alsarah & the Nubatones: Nuba Noutou

Founded in 2011, Alsarah & the Nubatones have dubbed their sound “East African retro-pop.”

Emel Mathlouthi: Fi Kolli Yawmen

Emel Mathlouthi's viral anthem of the Arab Spring earned her the title “voice of the Tunisian revolution.”

Detail of a quilt by Emma Civey Stahl depicting various floral designs and scenes of life during the Civil War in square and circular vignettes.

Museums Without Men: Emma Civey Stahl

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Detail of Marie Denise Villers’s portrait of a young woman artist seated and sketching at her easel.

Museums Without Men: Marie Denise Villers

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Katy Hessel stands in the sunlit Greek and Roman galleries at The Met Museum.

Museums Without Men at The Met

Traverse the Museum’s galleries highlighting remarkable achievements by women artists.
Detail of Firelei Báez’s painting of woman figure camouflaged in an expanse of dense shaggy textures and colors.

Museums Without Men: Firelei Báez

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Detail of Rosa Bonheur’s painting titled “The Horse Fair” featuring a group of lively horses at an outdoor market in Paris.

Museums Without Men: Rosa Bonheur

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Detail of Wangechi Mutu’s bronze sculpture of a seated female figure; the entire figure is decorated in draped coils and the mouth is shaped like a flat polished disk.

Museums Without Men: Wangechi Mutu

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