Community Day

Art Acts Out

March 19 / Noon - 4 PM
Free Admission

Participate in ART ACTS OUT, a community day of action to advance gender equality in the arts. This day celebrates the sixth year of the Norton’s RAW (Recognition of Art by Women) exhibition series.

The Makers Fair / Noon to 2 PM
Unite with innovative local arts organizations ATB Fine Artists & Designers (West Palm Beach), Girls’ Club (Fort Lauderdale), IS Projects (Fort Lauderdale), Turn-Based Press (Miami). Design your personal call to action!  

Spotlight Talks / 12:30-2 PM
15-minute Spotlight talks on women artists in the Collection.
12:30 PM / Augusta Savage
12:45 PM / Kay Sage
1 PM / Beulah Ecton Woodard
1:15 PM / Grace Hartigan
1:30 PM / Mickalene Thomas
1:45 PM / Sylvie Fleury

Women in Today’s Art World: A Call to Action / 2-3:30 PM - See on live on Facebook at 2 PM today!
Discussion will center around questions such as: Where do women stand today and how can women act together to strive for gender parity in our current political, cultural, and economic climate?  Where are the opportunities to act? What are the unique responsibilities of galleries, museums, scholars, artists, and arts advocates? What other questions and perspectives are critical in this discourse? The panel is comprised of the following nationally recognized art professionals.

  • Moderator Kimberly Drew (a.k.a. @museummammy), is Social Media Manager at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Drew has lectured and participated on panels at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Art Basel Miami Beach, Moogfest, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and Brooklyn Museum of Art.
  • Susan Fisher Sterling is the Alice West Director of the National Museum of Women  in the Arts.
  • The Guerrilla Girls’ “Frida Kahlo,” is a member of the anonymous collective of artist-activists promoting gender and racial equality. 
  • Alexander Gray is the owner and principal of Alexander Gray Associates, a contemporary art gallery in New York that is known for advocating for equality in representation and support of artists. 
  • Joiri Minaya is an interdisciplinary artist whose experience of living and working in the Dominican Republic, Belgium, and the U.S. informs her work.  

Celebrate / 3:30 - 4 PM
An After Party follows the discussion where attendees can toast the arts, equality, and the power of community 

No longer taking RSVP's. Standing room only for the panel discussion.


This program is part of RAW – Recognition of Art by Women – made possible by the Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund/MLDauray Arts Initiative