Woman’s Work: Modern Design and Social Politics

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 11:30 a.m.

Architecture and Design Galleries, third floor

Learn about prominent women designers working during the early 20th 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 labor-saving 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.