NE Oregon Arts

Determined to Rise: The Valiant Women of the Vote – 100 years


A Gathering Place for the Arts in Wallowa County

Determined to Rise:  The Valiant Women of the Vote – 100 years

 

Exhibit opening Friday, February 28 at 7 p.m. – Featuring People’s Choice & Curator’s Choice Awards

 

Exhibit to run to April 15

 

In its seventh year, the Women’s Exhibit is hosted in conjunction with National Women’s History Month – March 2020.  This year marks a special century of history with the celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s right vote. The curator is Jenny Klimsza.

This exhibit features local and regional women artist working in a wide variety of media.

On April 6 at 7 p.m. join us and the Wallowa Valley Music alliance for the “Women, Words & Music” concert.  This is our annual showcase of women musicians and writers. The Women’s Exhibit is sponsored by the Wallowa County Soroptomist , the Autzen Foundation and the Oregon Arts Commission.

Other events during the exhibit include a Women’s Concert in partnership with WVMA and Fireside readings in partnership with Fishtrap. We will also be hosting brown bag lunches, a solo play about Abigail Scott Duniway and Eleanor Roosevelt.

 

by Jenny Klimsza