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This is a postcard I created with the Feminist Art Workers, Nancy Angelo, Cheri Gaulke, and Laurel Klick. They had done a performance all over the country in which they fed each other with 4-foot long forks. It was based on a story that Nancy's…

Coming in 2011, browse the items included in the exhibit, Doin' It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's Building.

Sondra Hale, Terry Wolverton, Lucy R. Lippard, Laura Meyer, Betty Ann Brown, Michelle Moravec, Jennie Klein, Sheila Levrant de Bretteville, Bia Lowe, Kathleen A. Walkup, Cecilia Dougherty, Michele Kort, Theresa Chavez

An electronic book that documents the history and legacy of the Woman’s Building. Edited by Sondra Hale and Terry Wolverton.


This photo was taken during my first year at the WB. I'm sitting off to the side of the speakers wearing a Hawaiian shirt. We are all sitting in the proverbial circle. It was taken at an open house for the Summer Art Program on the beautiful open 3rd…


Excerpts from oral histories of some of the women involed, plus a humorous video memoir by Susan Mogul.

Watch this page for updates about events (performances, reading, symposia, concert, lectures, courses) to be scheduled in conjunction with the exhibition.

This is a picture of an eyebolt necklace that I used to wear religiously. Made of out of ordinary hardware, it really does say women, but also "strength without a fist." That was Sheila de Bretteville's intention when she made it originally as a…


When I first came to the Woman's Building, I saw this exhibition of the work of folk artist, Grandma Prisbrey. Fascinating. It had been curated by women in the FSW, one of which was Cheri Gaulke. I remember a trip that Cheri, Nancy Angelo, and I took…


In 1973, Sheila Levrant de Bretteville created "Pink," a broadside meant to explore the notions of gender as associated with the color pink, for an American Institute of Graphic Arts exhibition about color. This was the only entry about the color…