Women at the National Gallery in Spanish

Intro: We run this visit in Spanish for la Asamblea de Mujeres (Spanish Women’s Assembly) in London. Workshop leaders Sara López and María González Where National Gallery When 16 October 2016 Participants 24 Spanish Speakers Description Have you ever wondered why so many of the images of women that we see in museums are nudes? […]

Women and Ceramics II

Pinching and Myths Spring is here and in busy London we met Saturday morning for the second session of the Women and Ceramics guided visit to the V&A. Hands on the clay, we spent the morning learning how to make a pot from the simple but challenging technique of pinching. Using just a ball of […]

Celebrating Women History Month at the National Gallery

On Saturday 5th of March we celebrated Women’s History Month 2016 with our popular visit ‘Women at the National Gallery’. During this visit led by our Art Educators and Historians María and Sara, we analysed some of the greatest art pieces held at the National Gallery from a gender point of view. We put on […]

Mujeres y Cerámica en el V&A

Ayer, después de mucho tiempo, volvimos a organizar nuestra visita Mujeres y Cerámica en el Victoria & Albert Museum. Una visita muy especial por muchas razones. Por un lado, es una estupenda oportunidad para descubrir las maravillas que se exhiben en la tan poco visitada sexta planta del V&A. Y por otro, se establece una […]

With the girls Sin Fronteras in the National Gallery

Today we led a visit for Sin Fronteras, a group of young Latin American women aged between 14-15 years old, during which we discussed about women roles in society and the arts. We also made comparisons between how women were represented throughout art history and how they are shown in today’s ads. Unfortunately, things have not […]

Women at the National Gallery

Yesterday we took to the National Gallery an eclectic group of women both Spanish and English speakers. These different backgrounds gave a diverse insight about women’s roles in society and in the history of art. Many thanks for sharing with us your points of view and experiences. Workshop leaders Maria González Sara López Where: National […]

Workshop on ‘Deconstructing gender’

Last Wednesday we held our workshop on ‘Deconstructing Gender’. Cristina Cuevas opened the workshop with the question ‘What is gender?’ then we started the debate using two videos as a starting point:      – Break Free: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFjsSSDLl8w      – Like a girl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjJQBjWYDTs Among the participants were women of different backgrounds and ages, adding to the richness of the workshop. After […]