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Changing Perspectives: Judy Chicago’s Birth Project Lecture Panel

29sep7:00 pm9:00 pmChanging Perspectives: Judy Chicago’s Birth Project Lecture Panel7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


September 29, 2016 7:00pm - September 29, 2016 9:00pm


Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA)

530 W Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 323006-1140

Event Details

The Museum of Fine Arts is hosting a Panel Presentation featuring two sociologists, a certified nurse midwife, a fiber artist, and an art historian:

Dr. Miranda Waggoner: Asst. Professor of Sociology at FSU is presenting her Womb to Womanhood: Birth Project interface with cultural and feminist ideas about reproduction.

Dr. Anne Barrett: Professor of Sociology at FSU & Director of Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy in Florida is presenting, Crowning to Crone: Ways the Birth Project revisions women – their bodies, capacities, and roles – inclusive of life outside of motherhood.

Carol McNutt: Certified Nurse Mid-wife is presenting, The Power of Birth: Connections between Birth Project imagery and the empowerment nurtured through the mid-wifery process.

Tenee Hart: Fiber Artist & Adjunct Professor, Studio Art Department at FSU is presenting, The Symbolic Stitch: Difference in art & craft; relationship of the medium to the meaning of the work.

Dr. Karen Bearor: Associate Professor of Art History at FSU is presenting, Re-viewing the Birth Project in the “Fourth Wave” Era: Messages of the Birth Project within the last 40 years; Judy Chicago’s place in art history.

The panelists will relate to the artwork from the perspectives of their various disciplines.

Program only, no business. However, A&A Fair applications can be turned in at this meeting.

Facilitator: Viki D. Thompson Wylder