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Tomboy - PPL's 2022 Spring Exhibition

Presented by Providence Public Library at Providence Public Library, Providence RI

Apr 01 2022
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Jun 30 2022
Tomboy - PPL's 2022 Spring Exhibition

Tomboy interrogates the history of cultural expectations and gender norms for girls & women, especially in the interplay between lifestyle, aesthetic, play and self-identity.

Appearing first in the 1590s, the term “tomboy” was defined as a “wild, romping girl, who acts like a spirited boy;” or “strumpet, bold and immodest woman.”

This exhibition interrogates the history of cultural expectations and gender norms for girls & women, especially in the interplay between lifestyle, aesthetic, play and self-identity. It looks at historical shifts in definitions of femininity and gender to understand how tomboys have challenged cultural norms to have a dynamic influence on

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jun 25, 2022 at 08:30 am (Sat)
  • Jun 27, 2022 at 08:30 am (Mon)
  • Jun 28, 2022 at 08:30 am (Tue)
  • Jun 29, 2022 at 08:30 am (Wed)
  • Jun 30, 2022 at 10:00 am (Thu)

Additional time info:

The exhibition is free and open to all during Library’s open hours.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Providence Public Library

150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903