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REMAKING THE RULES: EXPLORING WOMEN WHO BROKE BARRIERS

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How have women created space for themselves in the arts and culture?

This collection features resources related to the December 5, 2019, professional development webinar, "Remaking the Rules:  Exploring Women Who Broke Barriers," hosted by educators from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery.  This joint webinar is one of three in the series A Woman’s Place Is in the Curriculum: Women’s History through American Art and Portraiture. Learn how American art and portraiture can bring diverse women’s stories into your classroom, connecting with themes you may already teach. Discover strategies for engaging your students in close looking and critical thinking across disciplines.  #SAAMTeach #NPGteach

This project received support from the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative. To learn more, visit the Smithsonian American Women History Initiative website. #BecauseOfHerStory

Lorraine Hansberry

National Portrait Gallery

The Eclipse

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Self-Portrait

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Romaine Brooks

Archives of American Art

Romaine Brooks

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Grace Murray Hopper

National Portrait Gallery