Through the Flower is a non-profit Feminist art organization founded by Judy Chicago in 1978. Our mission is to educate a broad public about the importance of art and its power in countering the erasure of women's achievements.

In Memory of Gillian Hanna (1944 - 2019)

Gillian Hanna

Actress and wife of Diane Gelon, President of the Board of Through the Flower. Diane and Gillian met through The Dinner Party as a result of Gillian's work to bring the piece to London and Edinburgh.

Right Out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party Film Screening and Discussion

The Dinner Party

Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party, 1974–9. Ceramic, porcelain, textile 576 × 576 in. (1463 × 1463 cm) Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10 © Judy Chicago/Artist Rights Society (ARS) New York; Photo ©Donald Woodman/ARS NY

Date: October 18, 2019 from 6 - 8:00 pm
Location: Through the Flower Art Space 107 Becker Avenue, Belen, NM 87002
Admission: $5
Reserve tickets: https://holdmyticket.com/event/348827

Through the Flower Art Space will host its Flower Friday event on Friday, October 18, 2019, at 6:00 pm. The evening will consist of a film screening of the documentary Right Out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party, and a discussion after the film with Juliet Myers.

In 1977 Myers joined a growing team of hundreds of volunteers to work with Judy Chicago on The Dinner Party. Myers served as a researcher, photographer, and facilitator for the Consciousness-Raising sessions, which were tantamount to receiving a Master’s Degree in Women’s Studies.

The Dinner Party, an icon of twentieth-century art by Judy Chicago, is a symbolic history of women in Western Civilization. Before its permanent housing in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, New York, The Dinner Party toured worldwide where it was viewed by more than a million people. It counts for thirty percent of the visitors to the Brooklyn Museum.

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