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Members' Opening for We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85

Friday, February 16, 2018

5 pm - 7 pm EST

Installation view of Howardena Pindell's Free, White and 21, 1980, in Dialectics of Isolation: An Exhibition of Third World Women Artists of the United States at A.I.R. Gallery (September 2–20, 1980). Running time: 12 minutes, 15 seconds. Courtesy of the artist and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York

FREE for Albright-Knox Members

Albright-Knox Members are invited to attend a Members’ Opening for We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85. This exhibition examines the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic priorities of women of color from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s. It is the first exhibition to highlight the voices and experiences of women of color—distinct from the primarily white, middle-class mainstream feminist movement—in order to reorient conversations around race, feminism, political action, art production, and art history in this significant historical period. 

RSVP online, or contact 716.270.8247 or

A free public opening will follow from 7 to 9 pm, and a Voices in Contemporary Art artist talk with Dindga McCannon will take place at 7:15 pm in the Auditorium.

Exhibition Sponsors

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 is organized by the Brooklyn Museum.