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Jewish Women on the Map - The Dinner Party - Brooklyn Museum


The Dinner Party - Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY
United States

The permanent home of Judy Chicago's exhibit, "The Dinner Party." "The Dinner Party" is made up of an immense open table, covered with white cloths and set with 39 place settings, each of which commemorates an important historical woman. The whole installation rests on a porcelain surface called the Heritage Floor which is inscribed with the names of 999 additional women of historical significance.

Photo is the Eleanor of Aquitaine Plate, 1979, courtesy of the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

History happened here (strike, speech, event, etc.)
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