Sadie Hawkins Reception

Saturday, October 26, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Venue: CentralTrak
Ticket: Free
Season: 2013-14

October 26 – December 16, 2013
Reception: Saturday, October 26, 8-10 p.m.


First popularized by the Li'l Abner comic strip in 1937, Sadie Hawkins Day is an American folk event that celebrates role-reversal and female empowerment. Celebrations of this decades-old tradition continue to this day at high schools and college campuses around the country, where women choose their date to the annual dance of the same name. In honor of this kitschy and dated tradition, Leigh A.Arnold has curated "Sadie Hawkins", a group show of women artists whose work focuses on challenging traditional gender expectations, role-reversal, and Feminist/post-Feminist sensibilities. Participating artists include: The Bridge Club, Celia Eberle, Linda Finnell, Susan kae Grant, Margaret Meehan, Nina Schwanse, and Faith Wilding.

The University of Texas at Dallas Artists Residency – 

For assistance, call 214-824-9302 or Texas Relay Operator 1-800-RELAYTX. UT Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.  

800 Exposition Ave., Dallas, TX 75226

Gallery Hours: Saturday, 12 - 5 p.m. and by appointment, 214-824-9302

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