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The mission of the Women's Caucus for Art is to create community through art, education, and social activism

 

Join us in New York for the WCA’s "Connect" Conference, Feb 16–18, 2017.

WCA CONFERENCE HOTEL: Marriott Courtyard New York Manhattan/Central Park, 1717 Broadway, New York, NY 10019
To reserve call 646.273.7800 by Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 to make your reservation or follow this link to book online. Rates are $149 single and $169 double.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION is required to attend WCA Conference Events. Connect Conference Packages include the Lifetime Achievement Award VIP Celebration Reception.

Purchase your TICKETS

Early Bird Pricing for Conference & Awards Tickets Closes Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST

DOWNLOAD THE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE !!!

Thursday, February 16 — First Day of Conference

 

Time

 

Activity

 

Location

7:30–9:00am

WCA CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Marriott Courtyard
New York Manhattan/Central ParK

1717 Broadway at 54th
New York, New York 10019 (.2 miles from the Hilton) 

8:00–9:00am

Welcome Conversation with President Susan King

Marriott Courtyard , Room TBA

9:00–6:00pm

WCA Book Table at CAA

Hilton Hotel
1335 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
Table 416, American Hall 1

9:00–11:45pm

Chapters' Council Meeting
Come and elect 4 new represatives to the 2017 National Board

Marriott Courtyard, Room TBA


12:00–2:30pm

WCA Caucus Meetings
JWAN, Eco-Art, International and Young WCA

Marriott Courtyard, Room TBA

3:30–5:00pm

WCA Special Conference Event TBA

Chelsea Location TBA

10:30–12:00pm

ARTSpace Roundtable on Legacy & Estates

Hilton Hotel, Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor Free and Open to the Public

1:30–3:00pm

ARTSpace on Family Practice

Hilton Hotel, Murray Hill Suite, 2nd FloorFree and Open to the Public

3:30–5:00pm

ARTSpace on Action as Art Practice

Hilton Hotel, Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor Free and Open to the Public

5:30–8:00pm

WAGE ON! Women, Art, and Money
Private WCA Reception 5:30–6pm

 

Ceres Gallery
547 West 27th, Suite 201
New York, NY 10001

8:00pm

Wine and Dine around town with WCA Friends


Friday, February 17 — Second Day of Conference

9:00–6:00pm

WCA Book Table at CAA

Hilton Hotel
1335 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
Table 416, American Hall

8:30–10am

WCA Workshop on Community Art Projects
Nonprofit arts consultant and artist Cheryl Bookout will give tips and explore funding challenges and rewards from goals to grants plus working with fiscal receiverships and sponsors.

Hilton Hotel
East Ballroom Foyer, 3rd floor 

10:30–12pm

WCA Panel at CAA: Maternal Art Activism
Chair:
Rachel Epp Buller, Bethel College
Co-Chair: Margo Hobbs, Muhlenberg College
Panelists: Amber Berson, Queen’s University; Tiffany Holmes, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Miriam Schaer, Columbia College Chicago; Erin McCutcheon, Tufts University

This panel considers the work of artists whose creative practice engages themes of maternity to position themselves as agents of cultural change.

Hilton Hotel
Rendezvous Trianon, 3rd floor 
Requires CAA badge or single ticket

12:00 –1:30pm

WCA Roundtable on Art & Activism

Hilton Hotel
Rendezvous Trianon, 3rd floor

12:00 –1:30pm

TFAP Affiliate Panel on Matriarchal Action & Art

Hilton Hotel
Rendezvous Trianon, 3rd floor
Requires CAA badge or single ticket

10:30–12:00pm

ARTSpace on Art Beyond the Silos

Hilton Hotel, Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor Free and Open to the Public

12:00–1:30pm

ARTSpace on Non-Studio / Non-academic Careers

Hilton Hotel, Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor Free and Open to the Public

1:30–3:00pm

ARTSpace on Art on the Streets

Hilton Hotel, Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor Free and Open to the Public

3:30–5:00pm

ARTSpace on Action as Art Practice

Hilton Hotel, Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor Free and Open to the Public

5:30–7:00pm

ARTexchange with Cash Bar

Hilton Hotel, Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor Free and Open to the Public

7:00–10:00pm

TFAP "From the Belly of the Beast" Performances

Grace Exhibition Space
840 Broadway, 2nd Fl., Brooklyn 11206

3:30-5:30 pm


WCA Tour of United Nations Building — Limited Spots!
Travel by subway or taxi in small groups. Plan to arrive at least 60 minutes in advance of tour.

UN General Assembly Building
Entrance is at 46th & 1st Avenue. Must bring valid photo ID & confirm attendance in advance.

6:00 –9:00 pm

WCA Art Crawl — Met, Met Breuer, Whitney, MOMA

Upper East Side and other locations
Note: some museums are free on Friday night but the lines are long.

Saturday, February 18 — Last Day of Conference

 

Time

 

Activity

 

Details

9:00–2:00pm

WCA Book Table at CAA

Hilton Hotel
1335 Ave of the Americas,
New York, NY 10019
Table 416, American Hall

10:00–12:00pm

ARTSpace Roundtable on Stuff for Artists

Hilton Hotel, Murray Hill Suite, 2nd Floor Free and Open to the Public

9:00–5:00pm

The Feminist Art Project (TFAP) Panels

Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

6:00–7:30pm

WCA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS VIP RECEPTION
Ticket is included in conference package, otherwise you need to purchase a ticket.

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)
1871 Broadway at 61st Street
Ticket Required!

8:00–9:30pm

WCA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS CEREMONY
2017 Lifetime Achievement Awardees: Mary Schmidt Campbell, Audrey Flack, Martha Rosler, and Charlene Teters. President’s Awardee:
Kat Griefen

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)
1871 Broadway at 61st Street
Free and open to the Public

Sunday, February 19— National WCA Board Meeting

Time

 

Activity & Details

10:00–2:00pm

WCA National Board Meeting
at the Marriott Hotel

 

 

 

 

 

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