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Celebartion 2014 Returns to Southwest

The celebration of Judy Chicago's 75th birthday concludes closer to home with a number of exciting events in New Mexico and Colorado.

Last Chance to see Local Color

The Return of the Butterfly from Retrospective In A Box, 2012

The Return of the Butterfly
from Retrospective In A Box, 2012

Local Color: Judy Chicago in New Mexico
1984 - 2014

Through October 12, 2014
New Mexico Museum of Art
Santa Fe, NM


October is the final month of Local Color, the exhibition surveying three decades of the artist's work in New Mexico. Local Color is the companion show to the Brooklyn Museum's exhibition, Chicago in L. A.: Judy Chicago's Early Work, 1964 - 74, examining her first two decades in Los Angeles.


Book Event: Institutional Time

Institutional Time book cover

Institutional Time book cover

October 4, 2014. 3:00 PM
Albuquerque, NM


Join Judy Chicago as she discusses her most recent book, Institutional Time: A Critique of Studio Art Education. Ten years in the making, this wide-ranging though personal reflection surveys the state of university studio art education, concluding that there is an urgent need for a restructuring of the current approach, which leaves too many students unable to navigate the realities of life as a professional artist.


Lecture: Judy Chicago: Five Decades

Judy's Presentation

First page of PowerPoint presentation Judy will use for her lecture, Judy Chicago: Five Decades

October 16, 2014, 7:00 PM
Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design
Mary Harris Auditorium
Denver, CO


In conjunction with the opening of Surveying Judy Chicago: 1970-2014, the artist presents an overview of her remarkable career. As curator Simon Zalkind states: "For nearly fifty years Judy Chicago has charted the moral, political and creative landscape of America fueled by a thirst for justice and a quest to stretch the aesthetic imagination of anyone who encounters her work."


Surveying Judy Chicago: 1970 - 2014

Earth Birth

Earth Birth from the Birth Project, 1983

Public reception, October 17, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

October 17 - December 28, 2014
Denver, CO


The first major exhibition of Judy Chicago's work in the Denver area opens to the public at Redline as part of She Crossed the Line, a year of exhibitions and programs of trailblazing women artists who have been instrumental in laying the foundations of contemporary art.


Book Event: Institutional Time

Judy Chicago teaching at Vanderbilt University

Judy Chicago teaching at Vanderbilt University

October 18, 2014, 2:00 PM
Tattered Cover Book Store
Denver, CO


Judy Chicago will give a 30 minute talk about Institutional Time followed by a question and answer session. The event will conclude with book signings of both Institutional Time and The Dinner Party: Restoring Women to History, the definitive publication about one of Chicago's most prominent creations, now permanently housed at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum where it draws visitors from all over the world.


Reminder: Visit the online Judy Chicago Dialogue Portal at Penn State for a dialogue about the state of studio art education. Click here to purchase a personally autographed copy of Institutional Time, or other Chicago books in the TTF Shop.

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