Garage Sale!

Inspired by the work of Martha Rosler, our Garage Sale challenges the viewer to take a critical look at the second-hand market in the UK, particularly the pricing policy of charity shops as they strive to find new audiences.  Come along to find out more.

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The Great Train Tapestry

An exciting new contemporary artwork that will showcase stories around the Great Western Railway, particularly its links to Gloucester and the much overlooked important role that women played in making the Western Railway Great.

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For Teenage Girls

Free weekly creative sessions about Art & Activism for teenage girls. Discover how women use art for protest and explore how they’ve been doing this for 100+ years. Learn new skills and create your own activist art. Meet like-minded people.

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Latest Posts

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27th November 2023

16 Days of Activism 2023

Throughout the 16 days of activism, we're posting about the work of women photographers who are highlighting violence against women in its many different forms..
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22nd November 2023

Paris Photo 2023

Photo Exhibition - Hundred Heroines volunteer writer Emma Godfrey Pigott reflects on her experience of Paris Photo 2023, and discusses her highlights from the event.
A woman, painted in blue, sits amid plumes of orange smoke and small fires, on a dry landscape.ExhibitionFeaturedFront Page
13th November 2023

Re/Sisters: A Lens on Gender and Ecology

RE/SISTERS: A Lens on Gender and Ecology, at the Barbican, London, is a major group exhibition surveying gender and ecology.
Four sculptures the the shape of humanoid figures stand in a room lit by bright green lighting. Four sculptural 'baskets' lie on the wooden panelled floor.ExhibitionFeaturedFront Page
7th November 2023

Going Dark: The Contemporary Figure at the Edge of Visibility

Recently opened at The Guggenheim Museum (20th Oct 2023) - Going Dark addresses what it means to be seen, not seen, or erased in society, through formal experimentations with the figure.
A black and white portrait photograph of a woman, Margaret, wearing a 1940s nurse uniform. She has short, slightly curled hair and wears a buttoned up shirt with a stiff collar and two small stripes on the shoulder.Front PageHistorical HeroinesHPBlogLHBlog
31st October 2023

Pearl Freeman

Pearl Freeman was a portrait photographer, active from 1931 - 1954. Working in London, she was a contemporary of Dorothy Wilding and Yevonde.
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18th October 2023

5 Black women photographers to celebrate this Black History Month

Here are five Black women photographers, among many, who have made a lasting impact on the trajectory of photography and the visual arts.

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