Woman’s Building Timeline- Chicago leaves FSW staff to work on The Dinner

Party
1975
– Chouinard building sold
– Series of five conferences: “Women in Design,”
“Women’s Words,” “Personal and Public Rituals: Women
in Performance Art,” “The Feminist Eye” film and
video conference, and “Lady Finger/Mother Earth” women
in ceramics conference.
– FSW students renovate Spring Street building
– Building Women concert raises funds for renovation,
features Lily Tomlin, Meg Christian, Holly Near, Margi Adam, Cris
Williamson, New Miss Alice Stone Ladies Society orchestra
1976
– Women Against Violence Against Women (WAVAW) founded
– Feminist Art Workers performance group founded
by Nancy Angelo, Candace Compton, Cheri Gaulke, Vanalyne Green and
Laurel Klick
– Mother Art performance group founded by Jan Cook,
Gloria Hadjuk, Christie Kruse, Suzanne Siegel, and Laura Silagi
1977
– Lesbian Art Project founded by Arlene Raven, with
Terry Wolverton, Nancy Fried, Kathleen Berg, Donna Reyna, Maya Sterling,
and Sharon Immergluck
– Ariadne: A Social Art Network founded by Suzanne
Lacy and Leslie Labowitz
– The Store, a thrift store created by artist Nancy
Fried, opens
– Chrysalis: a magazine of women’s culture begins
publication
1978