Inequity in both pay, representation and critical reception continue to plague America and in particular the art world, both institutionally and in the commercial gallery sphere.
It is crucial that working professionals dedicate themselves to creating opportunity and space for women and minorities within their own projects, institutions and businesses. And we should all spend time learning about the amazing projects, ideas and initiatives dedicated to the diversity in the fine arts.
These are just a few of the wonderful resources + organizations, educational initiatives, exhibits, projects, articles | advocacy + social justice programs…
Foundations + Organizations
The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures
Women’s Sphere Foundation
Women’s Caucus For Art
National Girls Project
A Better Chance, Inc. (ABC)
Bronx Council for the Arts
The Links, Inc.
Disparities of Access
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation
PAMM Fund For African American Art
Museums + Exhibits
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Elizabeth Sackler Center for Feminist Art
Brooklyn Museum Fund for African American Art
African American Museum
The Studio Museum, Harlem
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA)
El Museo del Barrio
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Special Exhibits, Fairs + Projects
Black Art Project
Intimately Female Exhibit at Life is Beautiful
Age and Gender Equity in the Arts
These 8 Women Are Evolving the Indian Art World
A window onto the world: 5 female artists from Pakistan
Mima Simić -Subverting the Media
Art News-Taking the Measure of Sexism: Facts, Figures, and Fixes
13 Young Latina Artists
Other Resources: Supporting LGBTQ Businesses
I welcome additional suggestions for additions to this incomplete list!
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