5 Cool Feminist Exhibitions You Can Go To This Year

Because 2018 is the year of powerful women

Virginia Woolf Exhibition

by Tara Castiglioni |
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We all know that this is the year of powerful women. So here at The Debrief we have composed a list of feminist exhibitions to kick-start 2018. From art inspired by celebrated author Virginia Wolf, to a workshop where you can stitch images of Beyoncé’s face, here are five new exhibitions out this year that prove that the future is female...


Debrief Exhibitions Helping To Celebrate Strong Women In 2018

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Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired By Her Writing

First up is The Tate St Ives, who have just announced an exhibition inspired by the renowned feminist-author, Virginia Wolf. The exhibition features over 70 artists inspired by Wolf's work and includes art from 1850 to present day. The event will run from 10th February until the 29th April 2018 and is £10.50per ticket.

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Nasty Women Exhibition

To celebrate Nation Women's day on the 8th of March the Nasty women group will be holding an exhibition at the black and white building in London to celebrate international feminist artists. It will run from 19.00 – 23.00 and all the money raised will go to the charity, End Violence Against Women.

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Votes For Women

To celebrate the centenary of the Representation of the People's Act, The Museum of London will be holding a free exhibition. It will run from the 2nd February 2018 right through to early 2019 and is dedicated to all those who fought for women's suffrage.

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Feminist Stitching Workshop

If you're looking for a more creative event, head over to Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry where you can stitch feminist icons, such as Emmeline Pankhurst, Beyoncé or Malala. The event is running for one day only, on Saturday 3rd March from 12.30 – 15.30pm and tickets cost £30.

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Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up

This never seen before collection of personal belongings owned by the influential Mexican artist will go on display on Saturday 16th June 2018. There will also be a one-off workshop taking place from 10.30 – 17.00 on Saturday 23rd of June with artist, Margaux Carpentier. The Colors of Mexico & Digital Illustration workshop will give you the opportunity to explore the rich patterns of Mexican art and be inspired by this cultural icon.

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