Women's History Month

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Co-ordinated by Alternative Arts this huge line-up of exhibitions and events will take place throughout March across East London. 

The Whitechapel Gallery’s Hannah Hoch exhibition is already open and will run until Sunday March 23 (Tuesday to Sunday 11am-6pm, open till 9pm Thursdays; £9.95/£7.95 concs). The Whitechapel will also host The Real World: Art, Gender and the Media, a seminar questioning whether the media undervalues the work of female artists.  On Tuesday March 4 the CoMA London Ensemble will perform a concert of new music written by women composers (8pm; £8/£6concs).

Time=Change, an ensemble exhibition at Espacio Gallery, will showcase works of art focusing on women's struggle for social, sexual political and cultural equality. The show will acknowledge the remarkable accomplishments which early feminists might not have dreamed of and confronts the darker realities of the battles not yet won (Tuesday March 6 – Tuesday March 18; Monday to Friday 1pm-7pm; Saturday and Sunday 11am-7pm; free). Artsadmin will host a talk by Amy Sharrocks' about her Museum of Water, an archive for future generations to enjoy. The growing collection includes over 200 publicly donated bottles and their stories, from the holy river in India to a melted snowman. Bring along some water in a glass bottle to add to the archive (Thursday March 20; 7.30pm; free).

Hales Gallery will exhibit Carolee Schneemann's Water Light/Water Needle for the first time since the original performance in 1966 (Friday February 28 to Saturday April 12; open Tuesday-Saturday; 11am-6pm; free) and KK Outlet will host The Set Up, a group exhibition revealing the sinister side of the fashion industry (Friday March 7 to Saturday March 29; Monday-Friday 9am-6pm; Saturday 12pm-5pm; free).

Look online for a full line up of participating venues and events.

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