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 

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

Now viewing at the Kniznick Gallery, Deeply Rooted: Faith in Reproductive Justice, a multidisciplinary exhibition curated by Caron Tabb, presented by the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute (HBI). 

November 2 - December 14, 2023

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

The Deeply Rooted exhibition catalog is available to view online. View here.

Gallery Hours: Monday-Wednesday: 10 am-4 pm, Thursday: 10 am-8 pm, Friday: 10 am-1 pm, Sunday: 11 am-3 pm.

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.