A Celebration of Women Writers
Enormous list of writers, some annotated, some with links. Website: digital.library.upenn.edu/women


Crossing the Threshold
Celebrating the strength and resolve of thirty-two women artists, ranging in age from 70 to 95 years, who have persevered throughout the twentieth century and created a visual legacy for the future millennia. Website: www.albany.edu/museum/wwwmuseum/crossing/crossing.htm


Daughters of the Dust
Julie Dash's web site listing African-American women filmmakers who have influenced her, the Black Women Filmmakers: Annotated Bibliography and Webliography seems to be offline, but here is some information about her: About Julia Dash and Daughters of the Dust


International Centre for Women Playwrights
Lists some of their members, alphabetically, with links to web sites or other contact information. Website: www.womenplaywrights.org


The National Museum of Women in the Arts
Extensive website with two databases:
The Archives on Women Artists Includes over 18,000 research files on women artists from all time periods and nationalities, including artists' resumes, correspondence, exhibition catalogues, reproductions, and reviews. Website: http://www.nmwa.org/library/archives.asp
Clara Interactive database with biographical information about over 18,000 women visual artists from all time periods and nationalities. Website: http://www.nmwa.org/clara


Native American Women Playwrights Archive
Each playwright's page lists her plays in NAWPA's archive, other works, and contact information. Website: http://staff.lib.muohio.edu/nawpa/


Parity Productions (New York)
Parity Productions has a Women and Transgender Artists Database for women theatre artists.


Playwrights on the Web
An alphabetical listing of women and men that is not searchable in other ways. Playwrights have one-line descriptions of their work and a link to their site or a contact email. The original website is still available but has been taken over by Theatre-Connect, and is no longer being updated. Theatre-Connect is developing a new database by the same name, available here: http://www.stageplays.com/playwrights_on_the_web.htm


Varo Registry - Women Visual Artists
Alphabetical list of visual artists that links to a page with samples of the artist's work. Some pages have artistic statements and contact information. (Note: some sections of the website appear not to have been updated recently, but the Artists section is working just fine.) Website: www.varoregistry.com


Voices from the Gaps: Women Writers of Color
A searchable database, primarily but not limited to writers. Hosted by the University of Minnesota. Website: voices.cla.umn.edu


Women in Jazz South Florida
Joan Cartwright has compiled the Jazzwomen Directory, which includes biographical information about current and past women in jazz (scroll down the left margin of the page to find the list of links to each singer's bio).  Also, there is a list of the 260 members of Women in Jazz South Florida (almost all women) with links to each artist's website.  The organization's home page is at: http://www.wijsf.org/


Women in Photography International
Alphabetical listing with links to artists' own web sites. Website: www.womeninphotography.org/wipihome.html


Works by Women (New York)
Works by Women no longer exists, but you can still find their website online with a list of organizations advocating for women in theatre (www.worksbywomen.org/advocacy.html ) and a list of women's theatre companies  (www.worksbywomen.org/womens-theatre-companies.html ) in New York. The database has now been taken over by Parity Productions (see above).

 

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