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NPR | In One Art Exhibition, Women Are 'Taking Space' They've Long Deserved

NPR's Susan Stamberg recently sat down with PAFA Museum Director Brooke Davis Anderson and Taking Space exhibition curators Jodi Throckmorton and Dr. Brittany Webb to discuss the ways women are taking up space in our galleries and more. Our curators discuss the work of Elizabeth Colomba, Judy Gelles, Clarity Haynes, Alice Neel, Sylvia Sleigh, and Deborah Willis, who are part of the exhibition.

About PAFA

Founded in 1805, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is America's first school and museum of fine arts. A recipient of the National Medal of Arts, PAFA offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the fine arts, innovative exhibitions of historic and contemporary American art, and a world-class collection of American art. PAFA’s esteemed alumni include Mary Cassatt, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, William Glackens, Barkley L. Hendricks, Violet Oakley, Louis Kahn, David Lynch, and Henry Ossawa Tanner.