Tour 3: Womxn in Washington: Herstory in Public Art

June 27, 2020, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Session Type: Public Art & Civic Design Tour

This tour will take conference attendees through both a contemporary and historical view of gender and representation in public spaces touring recent projects and initiatives as well as historical examples. Projects will include the following: The National Museum of Women in the Arts’ (NMWA) New York Avenue Sculpture Project; artworks by contemporary artists Maren Hassinger and Rania Hassan that are part of a public art initiative in D.C.’s central business district; and the Joan of Arc statue in Meridian Hill Park. Guides will include: Dorothy Moss, curator at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery; Karyn Miller, the Golden Triangle BID’s curator; and Nora Heimann, an art historian and Joan of Arc scholar.