Current Exhibit

Judy Chicago: Through the Archives

February 26, 2014 to September 30, 2014

Artist Judy Chicago's teaching and use of women’s history and “women's crafts” revolve around her belief that “female experience could be construed to be every bit as central to the larger human condition as is the male.”

Inside the Collections

[Honor Moore. Photo by Victoria Rue, courtesy of Schlesinger Library]

Poets’ Corner at Schlesinger Library

The Schlesinger Library's collections include published works and papers of an impressive group of American poets, among them Adrienne Rich, Anne Sexton, June Jordan, Jean Valentine, Ruth Whitman, May Sarton, Honor Moore, Jean Lunn, and Eve Merriam.

Picks & Finds

 [From tintype album of Elizabeth (Almy) Cobb Hall, ca. 1900–1905. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library]

Bird in Hand: Uncovering Photographic Treasures

Approximately 75,000 photographs from the Schlesinger Library's collections are now available online. 

[Drawing for the Mary Wollstonecraft runner of Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library]

Crafting the Dinner Party

Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party depicts and celebrates the lives of mythical and historical women, each of whom represent a historical period in Western civilization.