3/21/2019

SWAN Day 2019 in Full Swing




SWAN Day is in Full Swing!

Whether you're looking for women-led theatre, music, spoken word poetry, lectures, podcasts, dance concerts, panel discussions, stand-up comedy, social media campaigns, art exhibitions, festivals, or film screenings, you're going to find it on the SWAN Day Calendar.

SWAN Day means Support Women Artists Now Day - a time to celebrate the power and diversity of women's creativity! Join StateraArts as we continue our work for gender parity in the arts.
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Dates to Remember:

MARCH 30th is SWAN Day: Can't catch a SWAN Day Event in your area? Then join StateraArts for a Virtual SWAN Day Party on March 30th! It's happening all day long - SWAN Day interviews, photos from SWAN events all over the globe, live feeds from events, video trailers from SWAN Day projects, and more! RSVP HERE and invite your friends.

APRIL 1st: Nominations for the 2019 Martha Richards Visionary Woman in Leadership Award open on April 1, 2019! This is your opportunity to amplify and celebrate the work of a Visionary Woman Arts Leader in your community! Everyone is invited to submit their nominations throughout the month of April. StateraArts is honored to highlight the extraordinary achievements of women leaders in the arts who provide powerful role models for mentorship and intersectional equity. The award comes with national recognition and a $2,000 prize. More info HERE.

SWAN Day Spotlight: SWAN Day CT

SWAN Day CT, now in its 12th year, is a multi-genre music and arts festival dedicated to promoting women in the arts.

Festivities begin at 5:30pm on March 30th at Trinity on Main in New Britain, CT. More than 15 women-fronted bands from Connecticut will be performing this year, including Haunting Titans, Tiny Ocean, That Virginia, Mandela, Jennifer Hill of Murderous Chanteuse, Riki Stevens, Natalie Hamilton, Dandelyin, Primitive Heart and many more.

SWAN Day CT also features burlesque, live art onstage, a fashion show, and a wide variety of pop-up art galleries and vendors. The festival concludes with an onstage dance party led by Dj Breakadawn. For more info go to www.swandayct.com.

SWAN Day Spotlight: SWAN Day MKE

Now in its 4th year, SWAN Day Milwaukee is celebrating the power and diversity of women's creativity with  "Water: Reflection, Ritual & Resource", an art exhibit at the Urban Ecology Center. SWAN Day MKE exhibitions explore themes of women's artistic & spiritual connections to nature, and how these roots nourish one's work, activism, and daily living.

Over one-hundred women-identified artists of all ages, disciplines and levels of artistic experience residing in Milwaukee and surrounding areas have been invited to participate in an informal, non-juried celebration and exhibition. SWAN Day MKE participants reflect on the topic of water and create a piece that expresses their thoughts, relationship, experience, or practice related to water and how it connects us to place, people, ritual, and ancestry.

Jamie Bilgo Bruchman, the lead organizer of SWAN Day MKE says, "The response to this year's theme has been outstanding, and we are delighted once again to welcome dozens of new artists from a diverse range of artistic backgrounds, ages, cultures, and mediums."  Women from all over the greater Milwaukee area are coming together for what promises to be an amazing celebration.

The exhibition runs from March 23rd to June 1st. There is also an opening reception on Saturday, March 23rd from noon to 3pm. For more information, connect with SWAN Day MKE on Facebook

Here's a taste of what's happening this week on the SWAN Day Calendar!
Want to know more about each event? Click on the image!

"Yen" by Anna Jordan at Raven Theatre - Chicago, IL
Spoken Soul Festival SWAN Day Miami - Miami, FL

"Funny Women of a Certain Age" with Fran Drescher - Showtime Network
The Archive of Black Women's Memory: Practicing Our Politics - Atlanta, GA

SWAN Day MKE - Milwaukee, WI
Womanimation! 2019 Encore MassArt Edition - Boston, MA

Her Voice presents "Disruption" by AJ Baker - Scottsdale, AZ
Author Signing and Q&A with Alyscia Cunningham - Yakima Park, MD

Another Experiment by Women Film Festival: Screenings - NYC
Liberated Muse at The Kennedy Center - Washington D.C.

Honoring The Voices of Muslim American Women - Moraga, CA
Nevertheless, She Auditioned: Short Film & Industry Panel - NYC

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque - Holyoke, MA
Lectures + Libations: Women's History Edition - NYC

SWAN Day Houston Salutes: Houston Latino Film Festival 2019 - Houston, TX
K.W.E.E.N. Women's Showcase 2019 -Decatur, GA

SWAN Day Swedish Fika - Grand Forks, ND
Mary Cassatt in France - Valhalla, NY

How to Develop Your Memoir, a SWAN Day Writing Class - Culver City, CA
SheRocks Pop-Up Tour - NYC & DC

SWAN Day CT - New Britain, CT
SWAN Day Pensacola by Pen Arts - Pensacola, FL

SWAN Day Louisville 2019 - Louisville, KT
SWAN Day Kenya - Nairobi, Kenya
 

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