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Flatiron Talk Tuesday - Women's Work: Art & Activism in the 21st Century

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The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID), in collaboration with General Assembly and local institutions and businesses, presents eight weeks of free education classes on the Flatiron South Public Plaza.


Women's Work: Art & Activism in the 21st Century | Pen + Brush

Pen + Brush will discuss their latest art exhibition Women’s Work: Art & Activism in the 21st Century. Women’s Work presents five global contemporary artists-activists who continue to expand the definition of women’s work and expose its complexity, nuance, and ever-evolving nature. The exhibition covers a variety of media including photography, film, paintings, fiber art, and work on paper. Pen + Brush will also have staff on hand who can speak to the audience of particular interests in arts and cultures.

INSTRUCTOR: Dawn Delikat, Associate Executive Direct at Pen + Brush


The Flatiron Summer Series, is a series of free community programming for the neighborhood, by the neighborhood, including free educational & cultural talks on Talk Tuesdays, free fitness classes on Wellness Wednesdays, and nostalgic games and performances on Throwback Thursdays. For a full list of free classes, activities, and entertainment on the Flatiron Public Plazas, visit FlatironDistrict.nyc/summer2019.



Rain Location: In the event of inclement weather, the event will take place at an INDOOR Rain Location. It will not be canceled. The talks will be held at 6 pm at the General Assembly location at 902 Broadway, 4th Floor. Follow us on Twitter @FlatironNY for last-minute updates.



ABOUT PEN + BRUSH

Pen + Brush is a 125-year-old publicly supported not-for-profit fighting for gender equity in the arts. P+B provides a platform to showcase the work of female artists and writers to a broader audience with the ultimate goal of effecting real change within the marketplace. We encourage and mentor emerging professionals and aim to expose the stereotypes and misconceptions that perpetuate gender-based exclusion, lack of recognition and the devaluation of skill that is still experienced by women in the arts. All art work is for sale, 75% of all sales go directly to the artist and 25% comes back in to feed the organization’s work.


ABOUT THE FLATIRON/23RD STREET PARTNERSHIP

The Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID), formed in 2006, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the area's reputation as one of New York's most vital and exciting neighborhoods. This is accomplished by maintaining a clean and safe environment for the district's businesses, residents, and visitors; by spearheading area improvement projects; and by marketing the diverse businesses and retail options in this vibrant and historic neighborhood.


ABOUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

General Assembly (GA) is a global educational company on a mission to empower a global community to pursue work they love. Focusing on the most relevant and in-demand skills across data, design, business, and technology, GA is confronting a skills gap through best-in-class instruction and providing access to opportunities.

GA works with students online and in person across 15 campuses in 4 continents. GA also works with companies as partners in course development and graduate placement as well as helps companies stay competitive in today's digital landscape. Additionally, GA’s focus on affordable and accessible education combined with our education-to-employment approach is helping to create a diverse talent pipeline.

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