Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories

Women’s History Month: Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories
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Newfields invites you to join us this Women’s History Month as we recognize the national theme of “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” The timely theme honors women in every community who have devoted their lives and talents to producing art, pursuing truth, and reflecting the human condition decade after decade. Women’s stories, and the larger human story, expand our understanding and strengthen our connections with each other.  

March 1 - 31, 2023
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Self-Guided Mobile Tour: Women’s History Month 

Throughout the month of March, we are celebrating Women’s History Month with curated experiences centered around the national theme “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” You’re invited to take a self-guided tour spotlighting trailblazing women creators currently on display at Newfields. You’ll be able to explore the IMA Galleries and The Garden while listening to stories about these exceptional artists and their work from our very own curators. We hope you discover a new shero to admire. 



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Free First Thursday 

Newfields offers free admission to all guests for the entire day on the first Thursday of each month throughout the year. Bring your friends and family and explore the Newfields campus indoors and out for FREE. 



Material Matters: Decoding Meaning from the Tools and Techniques of Women of Atelier 17’s Prints   

The legacy of Atelier 17, the avant-garde printmaking workshop located alternately in Paris and New York City between 1927 and 1988, is most strongly associated with its technical prowess. Join author Christina Weyl as she shares the story of how midcentury norms of femininity affected the reception of women’s innovative approaches to printmaking at Atelier 17.   



History on Film: Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories 

Join Newfields on Saturdays in March for a series of feature films in The Toby and DeBoest Lecture Hall to celebrate women who tell our stories—both fictional and real. Each film will be followed by an activity that highlights the form of storytelling our heroines embody. 



 Slow Down Sundays: March Edition  

Featuring a variety of activities to encourage longer looks and deepen connections with the collection-- including music selections from Joshua Thompson, reading selections from Black Worldschoolers, drawing kits, and more.      


Kenyettá Dance Company presents STORIES 

Experience Kenyettá Dance Company’s (KDC) return to The Toby as they unveil reflective narratives brought to life by Co-Artistic Directors, Nicholas A. Owens and Lalah Ayan Hazelwood with Lighting Designer Bai Rosa.  


Indiana Women in the Arts Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon 

Join us for a Wikipedia workshop and edit-a-thon. Participants will learn how to edit Wikipedia articles and have access to the Stout Reference Library’s collection of books, databases, and subject files to find information about Hoosier women artists. 



Newfields Speaker Series: Blooming Our Way: A Conversation with Teri Speight and John Caleb Pendleton   

Author Teri Speight and floral designer John Caleb Pendleton from Planks & Pistils in Chicago, IL take the stage for a conversation about Teri’s book, Black Flora: Profiles of Inspiring Black Flower Farmers + Florists.   


Master Class: The Wild Mother 

Sisters Lauren, Leah, and Callie of The Wild Mother Creative Studio share their genius in this morning Master Class. Follow along as they design breathtaking floral arrangements, then jump in and make your own.