NOW BE HERE #4, at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.
Hundreds of Female and Female-Identifying Artists Gather at National Museum of Women in the Arts for Historic Photo Shoot on Oct. 25, 2017
D.C., Maryland and Virginia arts organizations host programs highlighting women in the arts during October.
WASHINGTON—On Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at the National Museum of Women in the Arts
(NMWA), hundreds of female and female-identifying contemporary artists will gather for the fourth and final U.S. iteration of Now Be Here in its most community-focused format yet. In partnership with Los Angeles-based artist Kim Schoenstadt, and co-organized by D.C.-based artist Linn Meyers, Now Be Here #4, DC/MD/VA will feature a historic group photograph taken by D.C. photographer Kim Johnson. An artist resource fair with representatives from 19 local arts organizations will follow.
NOW BE HERE #3, PÉREZ ART MUSEUM MIAMI, 2016
MIAMI, FLA.- On the morning of December 10, 2016, Pérez Art Museum Miami partnered with Los Angeles-based artist Kim Schoenstadt to organize a historic event – Now Be Here #3 – a gathering and photograph of South Florida female and female identifying contemporary artists. 305 artists braved the inclement weather to make history. This community gathering comes at a time when issues of gender equality and identity are at the forefront of cultural discourse in the United States.
NOW BE HERE #2, NEW YORK, 2016
Kim Schoenstadt, the artist responsible for "Now Be Here #1," in which she brought together 733 female artists for a portrait at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel in Los Angeles in August, is reprising the project, this time at the Brooklyn Museum. "Now Be Here #2" is set to take place the morning of Sunday October 23, in the museum’s Beaux-Arts Court.
This event will take place at the Brooklyn Musuem of Art.
Organized by Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum and artist Kim Schoenstadt.
NOW BE HERE #1, LOS ANGELES, 2016
PHOTO: ISABEL AVILA AND CARRIE YURY. COURTESY: KIM SCHOENSTADT AND HAUSER WIRTH & SCHIMMEL
PHOTO AND SPONSORED BY: RUBEN DIAZ