Feminist Art Club: The Lecture
Taught by Stefanie Lewin
Stefanie Lewin is an art educator in New York City. Currently a Teaching Artist with Creative Art Works, she has also taught at the Whitney Museum of American Art, designed an afterschool Feminist Art Club for high school students in Baltimore, and was the Program Coordinator for City Art Lab, a free program for teens at the City College of New York. She earned her MA in Art Education from CCNY in 2016, and has a BA in Psychology and Art/Art History from the College of William and Mary. In addition to her work as an advocate for arts education, Stefanie is also a practicing artist and illustrator. Her drawings have been shown at Brouwerij Lane in Brooklyn and at the CCNY Art Education Graduate Student Art Show. For more information and to see her work, visit stefanielewin.com.
Why is there an enormous triangular table at the Brooklyn Museum covered with genitalia-shaped dinner plates? Why was that Intro to Art History course you took in undergrad all about white men from Europe? How are art and feminism related, and what does it even mean for an artist to be feminist?
For answers to these questions and more, come join Feminist Art Club! In this two-hour lecture, you'll get an accessible introduction to the history of modern art before delving more deeply into the Feminist Art movement of the 1970s and 80s. Become familiar with notable woman artists and their contributions to the canon, and leave ready to impress friends, coworkers, and museum curators alike with all of your new artsy expertise.
No previous knowledge of art history or feminism is required.