Women's Studies Research Center

Kniznick Gallery

Colorful screens on the Epstein building

Leeza Meksin, Big Bounce, 2014. Installation view

Deeply Rooted: Faith in Reproductive Justice  (closed)

Stuffed oven mitts covered in decorative and lace linen made to look like boxing gloves, hanging from a chain to look like a punching bag

The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute (HBI) is immensely grateful to Caron TabbDeeply Rooted curator and artist, all 21 superb and creative Deeply Rooted artists, and the myriad of visitors who spent time with the exhibition. Learn more.

Image: Zoë Buckman, According to Grandma, 2019, Boxing gloves, vintage linen, chain, ribbon, 29 x 19 x 15 ½ in, The Rose Art Museum.

Supported by grants from Combined Jewish Philanthropies/CJP and the Mass Cultural Council.

The Arts Program at the Women's Studies Research Center is home to the Kniznick Gallery (Est. 2001).

The Kniznick Gallery is committed to feminist exhibitions of artistic excellence that reflect the activities of the Women's Studies Research Center Scholars and engage communities within and beyond Brandeis University. The art on display is a vehicle through which the Center seeks to promote dialogue about important issues and address the ever-changing challenges related to women and gender.

The gallery is a partner of The Feminist Art Project — a national initiative, housed at Rutgers University, in conjunction with A.I.R. Gallery, ArtTable, CAA, Sackler Center for Feminist Art–Brooklyn Museum, Maryland Institute College of Art, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Through the Flower and Women's Caucus for Art.