Considering March marks the return of Women’s History Month, and with International Women’s Day falling on March 8, there are so many ways to honor this month-long celebration of the contributions of women.
One of our favorite ways to do so is by heading to female-focused exhibits, from art exhibitions with women artists to offerings focused on Women’s History. Here are six must-see exhibits to check out this month (and beyond).
1. New Worlds
Where: Atlanta Contemporary
Until: June 4, 2023
This all-new exhibit is part of the Women to Watch series, organized by the Georgia Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. New Worlds envisions a new-world from a female-perspective, with five woman-identifying, Georgia connected artists on display throughout this stunning exhibition.
2. Any Great Change: The Centennial of the 19th Amendment
Where: The Atlanta History Center
Until: Permanent exhibition
Delve into the fascinating history on how women gained the vote at the Atlanta History Center. Not only will you discover and the ways that women have used political power over the last century, but you’ll learn about famous Georgian women who paved the way.
3. Monir Farmanfarmaian: A Mirror Garden
Where: High Museum of Art
Until: April 9, 2023
There’s an exhibit on display at our iconic High Museum of Art devoted to the illustrious career of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian one of Iran’s most celebrated and revered visual artists, famous for geometrical mirror sculptures. Click here for more information on the exhibit.
4. Orchid Daze
Where: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Until: April 9, 2023
Every year, the Atlanta Botanical Garden chooses an artform and puts it at the forefront of their stunning orchid exhibit. This year’s theme is murals, with three female artists chosen to create art inspired to collaborate with the surrounding botanical installations.
5. Madame Grès: The Art of Draping
Where: SCAD Fash
Until: June 30, 2023
Madame Grès was one of the leading French fashion couturiers and costume designers of her time. Her legacy in fashion has been cemented into an insightful exhibit that’s currently on display at SCAD Fash. Click here for more information on this must-see exhibit for fashion-lovers.
6. Women in STEM
Where: APEX Museum
Until: Permanent exhibit
Located in Atlanta’s historic Sweet Auburn neighborhood, the APEX Museum tells history from a Black perspective. Their Women in STEM exhibit focusing on the many African American women working in the areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Find out more about APEX, here!