Women's Dinner in the Desert. Photo: Thea Lorentzen.

Women’s Center for Creative Work: Thank You for This Community—A Dinner at the Hammer

Capacity is limited. RSVPs are now full. Please sign up for the waitlist.

The Women’s Center for Creative Work (WCCW) acts as a hub in Los Angeles for the local network of feminist groups, facilitating interaction between feminists of all genders and the larger public through events and social engagement. The WCCW invites Hammer visitors to break bread in communion and friendship to examine ideas of locality, place making, and friendship in a convivial setting. 

For the event WCCW Will invite 9 other community-driven projects and organizations to take part in creating and participating in the meal. Each of the entities will provide an aspect of the dinner and event, whether that is table coverings, music, centerpieces or the main course. We will spend two hours on the day of, setting up the meal together, and then sit down with each other at around 4 p.m., to discuss our individual communities and the layering of them to create a larger feminist and creative community in Los Angeles. RSVPs are now full. Please sign up for the waitlist.

Participating Organizations:

Sewing Rebellion
Everything is Medicine
Thank You for Coming
Decolonize LA
Las Fotos Project
Project Q
Mujeres de Maiz
Honey Power
Craftswoman House

This program is part of the Hammer's Bureau of Feminism initiative.

In Real Life: Women's Center for Creative Work is a Public Engagement project organized by January Parkos Arnall, Curatorial Associate, Public Engagement. The Hammer Museum’s Public Engagement program is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

In Real Life is supported by Catherine Glynn Benkaim and Barbara Timmer.

Image: Women's Dinner in the Desert. Photo: Thea Lorentzen.