The Dinner Party: Brooklyn Museum

This iconic work is on permanent display at the Brooklyn Museum. It was created by feminist artist, Judy Chicago, in the 1970’s and has traveled the world. It depicts women who have contributed through books, films, and art.

The Table

A Few of the Attendees

Saint Bridget

Saint Bridget is the patron saint of babies, midwives, children whose parents aren’t married, scholars, poets, travelers.

Sojourner Truth was an outspoken advocate for abolition, temperance, civil, and women’s rights in the nineteenth century. She was a former slave.

Susan Anthony was an American social reformer, and women’s rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women’s suffrage movement.

Virginia Woolf is considered one of the most important modernist 20th century authors.

Margaret Sanger was an American birth control advocate, sex educator, writer, and nurse.

Can you imagine the conversation which could occur at this table?

Caveat: Bios taken from internet sources.

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