Women Artists

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Introduction

Perspectives: Women Artists in North America celebrates the important contributions of women in the arts from Canada, Mexico, and the United States of America. The Learning Collection features historical, modern, and contemporary art.

Explore women’s artistic production through a selection of museum collections. Women artists have always been active but their inclusion in art histories of North America has not been consistent. The lives of these women, whose works were often not recognized as substantial or serious, are both surprising and challenging. Their work has had a lasting impact on the future of art, and the role of women in the arts today.


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