The WCA Chicago Conference Hotel is the Essex Hotel, 800 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605.

To book, use the Women’s Caucus for Art link on the Conference page.

Note that all ticket purchases are non-refundable!

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Conference Dates: February 14–16, 2020


The WCA Conference will be held at Columbia College at 600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, close to the Essex Hotel.

Tickets can be purchased as a WCA Members Only Package with all events included or A La Carte for non-members.
Early Bird Price of $175 ends January 10th. A La Carte price only options for both, Members and Non-Members,
after January 10. ($260 for all events)

Package includes everything that comes with Conference Registration as well as the Gala and Awards Presentation.

Includes sturdy WCA shopping tote, 2020 conference program, Thursday programming including Opening Session, meetings and presentations.


  • Thursday Opening Session, Caucus Meetings & Presentations
  • Friday Panels, Friday Bus Tour to two WCA sponsored exhibitions
  • Admission to the Lifetime Achievement (LTA) Awards Gala that includes the Celebratory walk around dinner and networking with the awardees and VIP participants; upfront seating at the Awards Ceremony; and a commemorative catalog


Lifetime Achievement Awards Gala & Presentation: Saturday, February 15, 2020

The Gala and Awards Presentation will be held at the Columbia College Film Row Cinema, 1104 S Wabash Ave, 8th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605. 

GALA ticket includes a celebratory walk around dinner, butlered hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, and networking with the Awardees and VIP participants from 5:30—7:15pm; upfront seating at the LTA Awards Ceremony from 7:30—9:00pm, and a commemorative catalog. Join us to congratulate the awardees in person and enjoy the evening with great food and drink in comfort and style!

Various Price options for both, Members and Non-Members, as well as Members of TFAP and CAA are available. 
Early Bird Specials will end January 10.

Print by Ruth Weisberg. “The Court of Love,” 1968. Valued at $1,400.

Weisberg’s Catalogue Raisonne published by the Fresno Art Museum in 1990 deems this print quite rare.

The Court of Love,  1968. Intaglio and Relief on Rives BFK
17 ½ X 15 ½, Edition 35, plus 4 proofs. Printed by Ruth Weisberg, Division Street Studio, Ann Arbor , MI

This year, Brenda Oelbaum, Past WCA President, donated the print by Ruth Weisberg, who also a WCA Honoree. The print was  recently discovered at an estate sale in Ypsilanti, Michigan. It is numbered 1/35 and signed by Ruth. 

Other Raffle prizes will be added shortly!

You do not need to be present at the time of the drawing!

Mailing Address

Women's Caucus for Art
PO Box 1498
Canal Street Station
New York, NY 10013


c/o Karin Luner
131 Burnett Rd
Saugerties, NY 12477

Director of Operations

Karin Luner

WCA President

Sandra Davis