SWAN Day Milwaukee
March 10-April 2, 2016
1422 N. 4th St
Thurs. 10-7; Fri-Sat 10-3
“SWAN Day/Support Women Artists Now Day is a growing worldwide movement that spotlights the contributions of diverse women artists. It is an annual event that is celebrated as part of Women’s History Month on the last Saturday of March and during the surrounding weeks. Whether their art involves a longing for crosscultural understanding, a passion for social justice, or a sheer love of the arts, women are expressing solidarity with each other and sharing their visions with their communities through a wide range of SWAN Day events.
In the first eight years there have been over 1,400 SWAN events in 26 countries. There have been festivals, film screenings, play readings, concerts, exhibits, community forums, and parties – all featuring women artists. The holiday was officially recognized by the Mayors of New York, Boston,San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Portland, OR, and several smaller cities.