GreenHill will celebrate Women’s History Month by hosting a lecture by Alice West Director at National Museum of Women in the Arts Susan Fisher Sterling, Director of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, D.C., Sterling has built her career and the stature of the museum around the message of equity for women through the example of excellence in the arts. When she signed on as associate curator of the new museum in 1988, she had just graduated from Princeton University with a master’s and PhD in art history, specializing in modern and contemporary art. As the museum’s curator and chief curator for 20 years, she produced exhibitions and publications on a range of contemporary women artists, including well-received international shows focused on the art of Brazil and postmodern photography. Among Sterling’s honors are Orders of Merit from Brazil and Norway, the President’s Award of the Women’s Caucus for Art, and selection in 2011 as one of ArtTable’s 30 most influential professional women in the visual arts. Under Sterling’s leadership, NMWA marked its 25th anniversary in 2012. It is the only major museum in the world solely dedicated to advancing women in the arts. Free and open to the public. Donations appreciated.
Women’s History Month Lecture by Susan Fisher Sterling
Community EventThursday, March 12, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
GreenHill Center for NC Art
200 N Davie St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
Free and open to the public