Woman’s Work: Modern Design and Social Politics

Jennifer Gray

Saturday, December 14, 2013, 11:30 a.m.

Special Exhibitions Gallery, third floor

Learn about prominent women designers working during the early twentieth century by exploring the installation Designing Modern Women 1890-1990. Explore the connections between modern design, female emancipation, class stratification, and health reform, paying particular attention to everyday spaces and objects of design, such as kitchens and laborsaving appliances.

In conjunction with the exhibition Designing Modern Women 1890–1990

Gallery Sessions, impromptu interactions facilitated by Museum educators that explore the creative process, art history, and the experience of art, take place daily in select galleries. Groups meet in the galleries noted on the schedule. Gallery Sessions are free with Museum admission. No registration is required.

FM headsets for sound amplification are available for all talks.