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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings: Opening Reception

  • Housatonic Museum of Art 900 Lafayette Boulevard Bridgeport, CT, 06604 United States (map)

An exhibit by Ann Weiner

This exhibition shares the real-life stories of eight courageous women who each endured, and survived, abuse that is rarely discussed openly. Through assemblage art, Weiner thrusts domestic abuse, sex trafficking, date rape, kidnapping, transphobia, female genital mutilation, honor killings, the denial of educational opportunities and the sale of child brides into the light in an effort to advocate for women's rights and gender empowerment..


Housatonic Museum of Art
Burt CHhernow Gallery
900 Lafayette Blvd.
Bridgeport, Connecticut

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 5:30PM – 7:00PM

Panel Discussion: Thursday, February 8, 2018, 2:00PM – 4:00PM

Exhibition will be on view from Jan. 18 – Feb. 10, 2018


“I tell the stories of these incredible women in the hope that their voices will be heard, their suffering will be seen, and that more of the world will rise up to prevent the abuses they have endured, which are still inflicted on their mothers, sisters, and daughters.” — Ann Weiner

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