Women's Interart Center records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.womeinte
Creators:
Women's Interart Center (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1970-1981
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(350 items)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, business records, printed material, statements of purpose, essays and notes.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Feminist oriented organization for women in the arts, located at 549 W. 52nd St., NYC. The center included a gallery and theatre, and held exhibitions, theatrical and musical events, poetry readings, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures and video performances. Jacqueline Skiles was a founder and co-director and Dorothy Gillespie was an artist-in-residence and eventually became a member of the board of directors.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1981 by Jacqueline Skiles, one of the founders, and Dorothy Gillespie, member of the board of directors, of Women's Interart Center.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- societies, etc Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feminism and art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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