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Daughters of the Revolution: 100 Years of Russian Posters and Poetry

Mariia Feliksovna Bri-Bein, Woman Worker and Woman Collective Farmer, Join the Ranks of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (detail), 1934, lithograph on paper, 40 1/8 x 28 in. (1019 x 712 mm), Ne boltai! Collection.

December 7, 2017
6:00 PM


In this two-part program presented in collaboration with the Poetry Foundation, investigate the extraordinary work of women artists and writers, from the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917 to 2017.

PART I

Thursday, December 7, 6–8 pm

Smart Museum of Art
The University of Chicago
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue

Part I features a tour of Soviet posters from the 1920s and 1930s on view in the exhibition Revolution Every Day as well as a hands-on poster-making workshop.

PART II

Thursday, December 14, 6–8 pm

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street

For Part II, we will reconvene at the Poetry Foundation for a special Forms & Features poetry workshop and discussion dedicated to the work of Russian women poets.


FREE, but space is limited. Participants are asked to attend both sessions. Registration opens October 1. 


Image: Mariia Feliksovna Bri-Bein, Woman Worker and Woman Collective Farmer, Join the Ranks of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (detail), 1934, lithograph on paper, 40 1/8 x 28 in. (1019 x 712 mm), Ne boltai! Collection. 

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