Summer of Women¬

Summer of Women

Install photo of Summer of Women by Echard Wheeler.

July 15, 2021-October 24, 2021

It has been a historic year for women. Not only did the country elect the first woman vice president, the Commonwealth of Virginia voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, becoming the 38th state to do so, thereby removing an important barrier to the inclusion of the ERA in the U.S. Constitution. On the other hand, women faced new challenges due to COVID. Virginia MOCA organized the Summer of Women suite of exhibitions in response to these advances and setbacks. Together, She Says: Women, Words and PowerAmplify; and Lauren Keim: Everyday Magic provide much needed platforms for the exploration of the rich and complex lives of women.