Women’s Rights National Historical Extends Artwork Exhibition by Andrea Arroyo

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Date: October 21, 2013

Seneca Falls, NY--Women's Rights National Historical Park has extended an artwork exhibition by the renowned artist Andrea Arroyo.This exhibition of twenty artworks, entitled "Presencia" (Presence), will continue to be on public display through November 11, 2013, in the Women's Rights NHP Visitor Center, located at 136 Fall Street in Seneca Falls, New York.

"Presencia" (Presence) celebrates women's strength and courage, and it honors the female body," said Ms. Arroyo.While commemorating the lives and stories of some extraordinary historical figures like Malinche (Mexico, 1496), Gabriela Mistral (Chile, 1889), and Cleopatra (Egypt, 69 BC), Ms. Arroyo also celebrates the role of women in contemporary society and brings attention to issues of gender discrimination and gender justice.

"We are delighted to continue hosting this wonderful exhibit," said Superintendent Ami Ghazala."We invite everyone to come view these beautiful pieces of art," added Superintendent Ghazala.

For more information, please visit our website at www.nps.gov/wori or call (315) 568-0024.You can also follow the park's social media sites for Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/womensrightsnps) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/#!/WomensRightsNPS) to learn more about our upcoming programs. To request email announcements of all park programs, contact e-mail us or call 315.568.0024.  

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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