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Women's Interart Center records, 1970-1981

Women's Interart Center records, 1970-1981

Women's Interart Center

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear ft. (350 items)

Summary: Correspondence, business records, printed material, statements of purpose, essays and notes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Feminist oriented organization for women in the arts, located at 549 W. 52nd St., NYC. The center included a gallery and theatre, and held exhibitions, theatrical and musical events, poetry readings, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures and video performances. Jacqueline Skiles was a founder and co-director and Dorothy Gillespie was an artist-in-residence and eventually became a member of the board of directors.

Provenance

Donated 1981 by Jacqueline Skiles, one of the founders, and Dorothy Gillespie, member of the board of directors, of Women's Interart Center.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Women's Interart Center records, 1970-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.