Celebrating Women in Photography Today – Together


Elisabeth Buchmeyer Lewis

Visit First Impressions: A glimpse into the archive of Elisabeth Buchmeyer Lewis, an installation at the Heroines Hub (Gloucester) until August 11th, every Tues,Weds & Thurs between 10:00 and 15:00. Sunday 24th July 11:00 – 16:00 (by prior arrangement)

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Photo Gloucester

At the end of August, Hundred Heroines & Friends will be hosting a long weekend of photography exhibitions, artist talks and screenings, along with an exciting programme of empowerment and creativity.  International stars will be zooming into Gloucester (literally and virtually), to join us for debates, discussions and a lively weekend of all things women in photography.


Visit Glostorama.org, a microsite dedicated to our Glostorama! initiative.

Visit our Meet-Up Group to keep up to date of future events.

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16th August 2022

Vivian Maier: Anthology

Hundred Heroines volunteer Paula Vellet shares her experience of visiting a landmark exhibition of works by enigmatic street photographer Vivian Maier.
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8 Things to see at Arles 2022

Our overview of Heroine highlights from the 53rd iteration of the iconic Rencontres d'Arles.
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10th August 2022

Marilyn Stafford: A Life in Photography

A major retrospective, the exhibition provides a reflective and engaging look at a period of 20th century history through Marilyn's unique gaze.
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3rd August 2022

The Countess of Castiglione

LAST CHANCE TO SEE: The Countess of Castiglione. A new London exhibition highlights one of the greatest figures in the history of photography
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25th July 2022

Belonging : Haley Drolet

To coincide with Gloucester Cathedrals 'Belonging' exhibition currently being on display in the Cathedral, they've been catching up with members of the Gloucester community to find out what Belonging means to…
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25th July 2022

A Feminist Avant-Garde

Featuring, among others, Contemporary Heroines Renate Bertlmann, VALIE EXPORT, ORLAN, Cindy Sherman, Annegret Soltau, Nil Yalter, and Marianne Wex; and Historical Heroines Ana Mendieta, Martha Rosler, and Francesca Woodman.

Better than Netflix: An overdue voyage of discovery for any art photography aficionado. (ArtMag, Deutsche Bank)

Mohini Chandra

The Heroines

We champion women-told stories within visual arts and our Heroines are at the heart of our organisation. Explore the 200 leading names in photography and be inspired.


Image: Mirror from Kikau Street © Mohini Chandra
Esther Bubley Anemoia Symposium

Heroines Past

Explore our online archives and research resources to find out more about the pioneers of photography. As part of our mission, we celebrate the women photographers who came before.

Image: Courtesy of Jean Bubley and the Esther Bubley Archive.


Hundred Heroines HQ is based in Gloucester. Check out our contemporary space, current local events and how to get involved.

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Forthcoming Events

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Explore our easy-to-use learning resources and activities to get all ages involved with appreciating art.

Watch & Listen

Tour our extensive library of past Heroine panels and talks or stream every episode of the Voices podcast.

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