Making Her Mark Exhibition at AGO


Judith Leyster. Self-Portrait, c.1630. Oil on canvas, Unframed: 74.6 × 65.1 cm. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1949.6.1. Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Where: Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West
When: March 27 – July 1, 2024
Cost: General Admission ($30) or AGO Annual Pass ($35). To purchase visit

Details: Making Her Mark: A History of Women Artists in Europe, 1400-1800  brings together more than 230 objects from royal portraits to metal work, ceramics, textiles and cabinetry, to demonstrate the many ways women contributed to the visual arts of Europe.

Featuring the work of well-known artists Sofonisba Anguissola, Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Leyster, Luisa Roldán, Rosalba Carriera, Rachel Ruysch and Elisabeth Vigée-LeBrun alongside female artisanal collectives, talented amateurs, and women working in factory settings and workshops, this exhibition is the first to consider women artists across genres, time and a continent.

Making Her Mark  is co-curated by Dr. Alexa Greist, AGO Curator and R. Fraser Elliott Chair, Prints & Drawings and Dr. Andaleeb Badiee Banta, Baltimore Museum of Art Senior Curator and Department Head, Prints, Drawings & Photographs and is co-organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Baltimore Museum of Art.

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