Links to feminist art organizations, directories, and various resources for women.
A Window Between Worlds
is dedicated to using art to help end domestic violence.
is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1972. It is an artist run organization and exhibition space that supports the open exchange of ideas and risk-taking by women artists in order to provide support and visibility.
American Women Artists
a non-profit organization dedicated to the inspiration, celebration, and encouragement of women in the visual fine arts.
Anonymous Was A Woman
award is an unrestricted grant of $25,000 that enables women artists, over 40 years of age and at a significant juncture in their lives or careers, to continue to grow and pursue their work.
Another Experiment by Women Film Festival (AXWFF)
has promoted screened women’s experimental films since 2010 in Manhattan, NY. Many of these works feature underrepresented themes and issues distinct to women and girls.
a non-profit,woman artist run cooperative gallery in Chicago.
The Archive for Mapping Mother Artists in Asia (AMMAA)
is an initiative to document the different aspects of mother artists in Asia’s art making and its possible relations with motherhood.
is a campaign to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia, and to encourage female editorship.
is an online television programming presenting Art and Feminism.
ArtTable a national membership organization for women leaders in the visual arts.
Art for AIDS, UNAIDS,
is an art collection created to recognize the role art has played in the response to AIDS. The pieces in the collection have been chosen to provoke thought and dialogue around some of the most difficult issues around AIDS.
Art History Teaching Resources
(AHTR) is a peer-populated platform for art history teachers.
Art Institutions and the Feminist Dialectic
aims to explore the unique challenges and opportunities presented by the exhibition, acquisition and preservation of feminist artwork by Ontario’s public art galleries.
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
works for social, racial and economic justice in the U.S. and internationally through grant-making and philanthropic advocacy programs.
AWARE: Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions
is a non-profit organization whose goal is the creation, indexation and distribution of information on women artist of the 20th century. Among their programs and resources is a Selective Bibliography on Women Artsts in Art History.
Bay Area Area Women Artists’ Legacy Project
aims to both safeguard and highlight women’s contribution to Bay Area Art.
is the ongoing art and design project founded by Iris Anna Regn and Rebecca Niederlander to investigate the interweaving of creative practice and family life.
Center for Women in the Arts and Humanties
housed at Rutgers University, recognizes, advances, and documents the intellectual, aesthetic, and cultural contributions of diverse communities of women in the arts and humanities.
Center for Women’s History
in the NY Historical Society Museum and Library, reveals the untold stories of women who have shaped and continue to shape the American experience.
City of Women / Mesto Zensk
is the Society for the Promotion of Women in Culture in Slovenia.
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative
brings resources and researchers together to enhance scholarship on historical women artists in Canada.
is a not-for-profit, women artists run organization dedicated to the promotion of contemporary women in the arts.
is a new venue dedicated to fostering a dialogue on feminist issues through projects and exhibitions and is inspired by collective projects such as Womanhouse, paying homage to the rich legacy of feminist art in Southern California.
Edited by – Women Film Editors
is a survey of 139 editors who invented, developed, fine-tuned and revolutionized the art of film editing.
Etched in Memory: Legacy Planning for Artists
a one-day symposium and web resource designed to assist artists in preparing for and protecting their professional legacy through sound planning and archival practices.
The Estate Project for Artists with AIDS
is a resource guide for artists in all disciplines that discusses the need for and procedures, legal, and other assistance available for making wills, and other estate planning issues, including the disposition of works of art.
is a new rating for films directed by women, written by women and/or with significant female characters on screen, in their own right.
Feminist Art Collective (FAC)
is a Toronto-based organization that brings together artists, academics and activists to consider feminist issues through art.
is a video web-series that explores the representations of women in pop culture narratives.
The Feminist Institute
will be the world’s most significant online repository for the study of feminist documentation. The Institute will be housed at Hunter University.
Films for the Feminist Classroom
is an online journal that publishes film reviews that provide a critical assessment of the value of films as pedagogical tools in the feminist classroom.
is a resource on the history of cyberfeminism.
remains as a collective of women, for women, for the making of textiles, clothing, printmaking, painting, architecture, music, film, photography, science, the performing arts, writing, environmental, social and political activism.
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
is the only research-based organization working within the media and entertainment industry to engage, educate, and influence the need to dramatically improve gender balance, reduce stereotyping and create diverse female characters in entertainment..
Girls Gotta Run Foundation (GGRF)
was founded in 2006 to raise money to provide support for impoverished Ethiopian girls who are training to be professional runners, which empowers them to stay in school, avoid early marriage and childbirth, and gain economic self-sufficiency.
Guerrilla Girls on Tour
is a New York City based touring theater company.
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
in Buffalo, NY, hosts a searchable on-line archive containing source materials and timeline relating to Hallwalls exhibitions and activities.
is the site for film about the Heresies Collective and archive of every Heresies magazine.
idsva (Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts)
is a school of graduate studies providing education in philosophy, aesthetics, art theory, and similar disciplines related to the visual arts.
a project by the International Museum of Women.
publishes and promotes excellent works of literary value and innovation by a diversity of women, including those traditionally underrepresented in the cultural mainstream and to educate young people about the power of voice and effecting change through literary activism.
La Centrale/Galerie Powerhouse
is one of the oldest women artists’ galleries in Montreal.
is a Jewish Feminist Magazine
The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
exhibits, preserves, and fosters the creation of LGBTQ art and artists, past and present.
MAV – Mujeres en las Arte Visuales (Women in the Visual Arts)
is a group of art professionals in Spain providing networking, resources and actions on their website.
Moore Women Artists
hosted by Moore College of Art & Design, is a location for women artists and designers to share their ideas, issues and successes and learn more about the heritage of women artists.
Museo de Mujeres Artistas Mexicanas
exhibits the work of Mexican women artists from the 20th century onward.
National Museum of Women in the Arts
is the world’s only major museum solely dedicated to celebrating the creative contributions of women.
National Women’s History Project
founded in 1980, is an educational nonprofit organization whose mission is to recognize and celebrate the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing information and educational materials and programs.
NAWA (The National Association of Women Artists)
founded in 1889 is the oldest professional women’s fine art organization in the U.S.
N.O.W. (National Organization for Women)
is dedicated to its multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights. NOW is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.
is an international feminist art journal exploring feminist theory and contemporary women’s art practices.
is a free course open to all those interested in feminism and art. The course provides ten in depth lessons which cover everything from feminism as a cloud to feminism as an avant-garde.
NYFAI (New York Feminist Art Institute)
is dedicated to creating an environment for the training of women in the arts.
POWarts (Professional Organization for Women in the Arts)
was founded in 2008 to champion the professional lives of women in the art world.
is a web-based multimedia resource dedicated to the creation and preservation of women’s intellectual history from the earliest surviving evidence into the 21st Century.
The Seniwati Gallery of Art by Women
exposes the world to Balinese women artists, encourages Balinese girls’ creativity, and assists talented women to market their art.
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
is the leading international journal in women’s and gender studies.
is a bilingual feminist digital art center for technological exploration, creation and critique located in Montreal.
The Varo Registry
is an electronic registry of artwork by contemporary international women artists.
Veteran Feminists of America
honors, records and preserves the history of the accomplishments of women and men active in the feminist movement, to educate the public on the importance of the changes brought about by the women’s movement, and to preserve the movement’s history for future generations.
utilizes art to fight AIDS by provoking dialogue, supporting HIV+ artists, and preserving a legacy, because AIDS is not over.
WAAND (Women Artists Archives National Directory)
is an innovative web directory to U.S. archival collections of primary source materials by and about women visual artists active in the U.S. since 1945.
W.A.G.E. (Working Artists and the Greater Economy)
is a New York-based activist organization focused on regulating the payment of artist fees by nonprofit art institutions and establishing a sustainable labor relation between artists and the institutions that contract artists’ work.
!W.A.R.: Voices of a Movement
is a collection of archived interviews of pioneers of the Feminist Art Movement created by artist and filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson over the last two decades (1990-2008) as she developed her groundbreaking documentary !Women Art Revolution (Standford University Libraries).
WARM (Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota)
builds networks and programming that create mentoring, educational, exhibition and professional development opportunities that reflect the diverse voices, visions and values of Minnesota women visual artists.
WEAD (Women Environmental Artists Directory)
is open to all women arts professionals working with ecological issues.
Woman Made Gallery
is located in Chicago and seeks to ensure the equal placement of women’s art in the world.
Women Make Movies
was established in 1972 to address the under representation and misrepresentation of women in the media industry, it is a non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women.
Women Printmakers of Austin
is an organization dedicated to encouraging artists to actively pursue artistic expression through printmaking and to promote community through annual exhibits, regular meetings, and outreach projects.
Women’s Caucus for Art
recognizes the contributions of women in the arts and provides women with leadership and professional development opportunities.
is an award-winning nonprofit news service covering issues of particular concern to women and providing women’s perspectives on public policy.
Women’s Media Center
assures that women and women’s experiences are reflected in the media.
Women’s Studio Workshop
operates and maintains artists’ work-spaces, residencies, and workshops for women artists.
The Yes! Association
aims to create favorable conditions for artists whose practices and activities contribute to the overthrowing of male supremacy, ethnic supremacy, and of hierarchies connected to physical and mental ability, sexuality and class.
Young Feminists Wire
is an online information and networking space for young women across the globe.