This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. “We Wait.” is a women’s suffrage-related arts exhibit at Harrison Center for the Arts that will run March 6-28, 2020, including a First Friday opening event on March 6.
The centerpiece of this exhibit is a series of portraits of women, waiting—a remembrance of the many decades that women waited for the recognition of our right to vote.
At the same time, these portraits underscore that women in our society are still waiting, in 2020: we’re waiting in too-long lines just to vote, of course, but we’re also still waiting to realize our equal and rightful place in American life.
This exhibit hopes to serve both as a celebration of women’s suffrage, and as a timely reminder that the project is not yet complete. What are we waiting for?