The 19th Amendment of the United States Constitution granted women the right to vote 100 years ago. Throughout 2020, various organizations—including RAM—are recognizing this significant milestone.
RAM acknowledges the efforts of self-identifying women in the art world consistently and sincerely at all times. The museum is taking the occasion of this anniversary to highlight how women are inextricably woven—and often the foundation—of creative endeavors and discourse. RAM exhibitions during this special year of recognition highlight the museum’s holdings of works in various media by female artists. These shows also highlight noteworthy, and unique, statistics. By current count, 40% of the artists in RAM’s collection are women. This percentage—which is consistently increasing—is already substantially greater than the ratios calculated at other organizations with permanent collections and active exhibition programs. At RAM, work made by different genders is considered for inclusion in the museum’s holdings on equal terms. And notably, this policy has been reinforced by open-minded donors who have collected quality work regardless of gender.
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Dates are subject to change.
Now in its 54th year, the exhibition was started in 1966 to honor the depth and breadth of watercolor in the State of Wisconsin.
Soaring in front of the view of Lake Michigan, this illuminated conifer is adorned with over 1,500 glass ornaments from a variety of time periods and subjects—many from late Racine, WI gallerist and arts support Emile H. Mathis II's collection.
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