To mark this year's campaign, we have announced five large-scale solo exhibitions in 2020–21 of the following women artists: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Paula Rego, Magdalena Abakanowicz, Maria Bartuszová and Haegue Yang.

  • Tate Britain


    Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

    19 May – 31 Aug 2020
    The first major survey of the celebrated London-based painter
  • Tate Modern


    Magdalena Abakanowicz

    17 Jun – 13 Sep 2020
    A rare opportunity to explore this extraordinary body of work
  • Tate Modern


    Maria Bartuszová

    11 Nov 2020 – 18 Apr 2021
    Delicate and evocative plaster sculptures inspired by the natural world
  • Tate St Ives


    Haegue Yang

    23 May – 11 Oct 2020
    A major exhibition combining industrial and everyday materials to create immersive environments and creature-like sculptures
  • Artist

    Paula Rego

    born 1935

Use what is dominant in a culture to change it quickly

Jenny Holzer

I genuinely don’t understand why everyone isn’t a feminist – it’s simply about being treated fairly

Sonia Boyce

Men put me down as the best woman painter … I think I’m one of the best painters

Georgia O'Keeffe

In the galleries

Dorothea Tanning, ‘Nue couchée’ 1969–70

visit displays and Exhibitions

See women take centre stage in Dorothea Tanning, Anna Boghiguian, Natalia Goncharova and ARTIST ROOMS: Jenny Holzer

Emily Mary Osborn, ‘Nameless and Friendless. “The rich man’s wealth is his strong city, etc.” - Proverbs, x, 15’ 1857

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Explore stories of women’s empowerment across the centuries through artworks on display at Tate Britain

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Artwork credits

Lubaina Himid Between the Two my Heart is Balanced 1991 Tate © Lubaina Himid
Saloua Raouda Choucair Composition in Blue Module 1947–51 Tate © Saloua Raouda Choucair Foundation
Saloua Raouda Choucair Composition with Two Ovals 1951 Tate © Saloua Raouda Choucair Foundation