Illustrating Change: The Red Rose Girls & 20th Century Suffrage
March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$15
Learn the stories of Jessie Willcox Smith, Elizabeth Shippen Green and Violet Oakley, who were among the most prominent and prolific artists of their time. These three remarkable Philadelphia artists became an example of the possibilities for women in the workforce during the suffrage movement. Their talent, dedication, and lifelong friendship brought them national recognition.
Image: Elizabeth Shippen Green, Violet Oakley, Jessie Willcox Smith, and Henrietta Cozens in their Chestnut Street. Studio, c.1901 (Violet Oakley papers, 1841–1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution)