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Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party


An Invitation to Social Change: Fifteen Principles for Teaching Art, Nordlund, Carrie; Seirs, Peg; Stewart, Marilyn. Art Education, Sept. 2010.


Encounter 1: Table Talk


Poem read by Nicole Romanski: Perhaps the World Ends Here by Joy Harjo

from the book How We Became Human


Ann Hamilton (presented by Amy Pfeiler-Wunder)

•  Indigo Blue

•  Myein





Morning Shorts:

The Women 2.0 Media Project


Miss Representation Extended Trailer



Carrie Jeruzal

Bad Romance: Women's Suffrage




School Arts Article March 2016



Encounter 8: Investigating Meaning


Exhibitions & resources based on TDP in Herstory Gallery


Pricked: extreme embroidery


Museum of Art & Design



Rebecca Ringquist
Lisa Solomon

Andrea Dezso

Tilleke Schwarz


Carrie Miller
Classroom Presentation (powerpoint)






Miriam Schapiro

A Three-generation Conversation with Miriam Schapiro


Miriam Schapiro: An Artistic Journey


Morning Shorts:

Katie Makkai - Pretty Poetry Slam


Def Poetry - Mark Gonzales - As With Most Men


Bronte Sisters Power Dolls


TheEllenShow Bic Pens for Women


Diana Thorneycroft

Ebony G. Patterson


Riley on Marketing

Reflections on the Image of the Child: Reproducer or Creator of Culture

Deconstructing Disney in the Elementary Art Classroom


Toy Tableaus


Why We Still Need Feminism


Why Cambridge Needs Feminism



Cheri Ehrlich

Teens Take on Feminist Art


Brooklyn Museum Teen Guide to Art


Brooklyn Museum Teen Guide to Feminist Art


Adolescent Girls' Responses to Feminist Artworks in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum


Feminist Art and Adolescents in Museums




Fertile Goddess Teacher Packet


Pharaohs, Queens, Goddesses


TDP Teacher Packet


Extending the Invigation:

Women nominated by the Participants


Acknowledgement Panels


National Visual Arts Standards


Throughout the world and over time...

•  Artists work through community & collaboration

• Artists communicate ideas

•  Artists research & record history

• Artists are activists

• Artists educate others about important people, ideas, values, events

• Artists are planners

• Humans....

• Artworks...





Raddon, A. (2002) Mothers in the Academy: positioned and positioning within discourses of the 'successful academic' and the 'good mother'. Studies in Higher Education. Volume 27, No. 4. 387-403.

Mechling, J. (2008) Gun Play. American Journal of Play. Fall 2008. 192-208.

Freedman, .K (1994) Interpreting Gender and Visual Culture in Art Classrooms. Studies in Art Education. Spring 1994. 157-170.

Ehrlich, C. E. (2011) Adolescent Girls' Responses to Feminist Artworks in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Visual Arts Research. Winter 2011. 55-69.

Fudge, R. (2006) Everything you always wanted to know about feminism but were afraid to ask. Bitch, 31, 58-67.

Activist Art in Social Justice Pedagogy edited by Barbara Beyerbac & R. Deborah Davis. Chapter 10: Activist Art and Pedagogy, The Dinner Party Curriculum Project by Carrie Nordlund, Peg Speirs, and Marilyn Stewart, with Judy Chicago

Art Meets Politics: How Judy Chicago's Dinner Party Came to Brooklyn, Levin, Gail. Dissent Magazine, Spring 2007.

An Invitation to Social Change: Fifteen Principles for Teaching Art, Nordlund, Carrie; Seirs, Peg; Stewart, Marilyn. Art Education, Sept. 2010.

Judy Chicago's "Dinner Party", Lippard, Lucy R. Art in America, April 1980.

Getting the Party Started, Sheets, Hilarie M. ARTnews, Feb. 2007.

Teaching about Gender Issues in the Art Education Classroom: Myra Sadker Day, Garber, Elizabeth. Studies in Art Education, Fall 2003.

Pink Scissors, Check, Ed. Art Education, Jan. 2002.

Art Education for Social Justice, Anderson, Tom; Gussak, David; Kelly Hallmark, Kara; Paul, Allison. NAEA, 2010.

Contextual Approaches II: Feminism, The Methodologies of Art.



Gender Identity Map

Investigating a Plate Sketch Sheet

Fertile Goddess Concept Map

Making Connections Worksheet

The Dinner Party Concept Map

Reading Response Form

Consent Form

Video Response Form

Unit Planning
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Project Plan
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Context Cards
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Final Reflection
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Final Project
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2016 Dinner Party Institute Syllabus

Book List

Taking Cues From Rodin, Who Took Some From Others
Works by Rachel Kneebone at the Brooklyn Museum
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art


Girls For A Change (GFC) is a national organization that empowers girls to create social change. We invite young women to design, lead, fund and implement social change projects that tackle issues girls face in their own neighborhoods.

Her Circle: A magazine for Women's Creative Arts and Activism

Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Amelia Bloomer Project
Recommended Feminist Literature for Birth through 18

The National Organization for Women (NOW)

Gender Bias in Education

A return visit to Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party - by Mia Fineman - Slate Magazine

A List of the Books Introduced in the Encounter 3:
What is Feminism?

Baumgardner, Jennifer, & Richards, Amy (2000). Manifesta: Young women, feminism, and the future. New York: Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux.

Brand, Peg, & Devereaux (2003). Hypatia: Women, art, and aesthetics. A journal of feminist philosophy, 18(4), special issue.

Chicago, Judy. (1972/1975/1982). Through the flower: My struggle as a woman artist. New York: Anchor Books.

Collins, Patricia Hill. (1990). Black feminist thought: Knowledge, consciousness, and the politics of empowerment. New York: Routledge.

Davis, Angela Y. (1990). Women, culture, politics. New York: Vintage Books.

Elam, Diane (1994). Feminism and deconstruction: Ms. En Abyme. New York: Routledge.

Fish, Cheryl, & Yi-Chun, Tricia Lin. (2002). Transcend, 399. Transcribe, 271. Transfigure, 801. Transform, 801. Transgress, 549. Women's Studies Quarterly. XXX (3 & 4).

Gilman, Charolette Perkins (1996, 2nd Feminist Press Edition). The yellow wall-paper. New York: The Feminist Press.

Ginzberg, Lori D. Untidy origins: A story of woman's rights in antebellum New York. Chapel Hill, NC: The Unversity of North Carolina Press.

Hawthorne, Susan, and Klein, Renate (Eds.). (1999). Cyberfeminism: Connectivity, critique, creativity. North Melbourne, Australia: Spinex.

Hesse-Biber, Sharlene., Gilmartin, Christina, & Lydenberg, Robin. (1999). Feminist approaches to theory and methodology: An interdisciplinary reader. New York: Oxford.

hooks, b. (2000). Feminism is for everybody: Passionate politics. Cambridge, MA: Southend Press.

hooks, b. (1995). Art on my mind: Visual politics. New York: The New Press.

Humm, Maggie (1990). The dictionary of feminist theory. Columbus: The Ohio State Press.

Lather, Patti. (1991). Getting smart: Feminist research and pedagogy with/in the postmodern. New York: Routledge.

Lay, Mary M., Monk, Janice, & Rosenfelt, Deborah S. (Eds.). (2002). Encompassing gender: Integrating international studies and women's studies. New York: The Feminist Press.

Mohanty, C. T. (2003). Feminism without borders: Decolonizing theory, practicing solidarity. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Narayan, Uma, & Harding, Sandra (Eds.). (2000). Decentering the center: Philosophy for a multicultural, postcolonial, and feminist world. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Scwibs, Susanne. (2002). No compromise: Lessons in feminist art with Judy Chicago. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University [54 minute video].

Tong, Rosemarie Putnam (1998). Feminist thought: A more comprehensive introduction (2nd ed.). Boulder, CO: Westview Press. Unger, M. (2007). Vienna's lost daughters [DVD]. Polyfilm video, Mobilefilm.

Valenti, Jessica (2007). Full frontal feminism: A young woman's guide to why feminism matters. Berkely, CA: Seal Press.

Weir, Alsion. (2008). Global feminism and transformative identity politics. Hypatia, 23(4), 110-133.

Young, I. M. (1990). Justice and the politics of difference. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.



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