The Conference & Lifetime Awards Ticket Counter

Tickets for the 2022 Chicago Conference are now available.










Hilton Chicago Midtown, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL.
The Hilton Hotel is WCA’s conference hub and Gala event location. Rooms are blocked for WCA, Feb 16–19, 2022 at $ 175 per night, either 1 King bed or 1 Double bed rooms are available. SALE ENDS JAN 21, 2022.

EARLY BIRD PRICES — Good thru Monday, January 10, 2022

Conference Package – Best Value

$255 All-Inclusive Package WCA Members Only (Early Bird Value – $285 if items purchased separately;
Value increases to $350 if purchased separately after January 10 )

Not a member? Join today and take advantage of this offer!
Package includes everything that comes with conference registration, PLUS

    • Thursday Opening Session and Caucus Meetings, Thursday Panels, Friday Panels, Thursday and Friday bus tour to two WCA sponsored events
    • 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 LTA Awards Ceremony: and a LTA awards/ 50th anniversary commemorative catalog.

 A La Carte Tickets

The à la carte special member prices go up to $350 on Monday Jan 10, when items can only be purchased à la carte at non-member prices. WCA/CAA panel requires separate registration though the CAA Annual Conference portal or purchase on-site. Registration fee must be purchased to purchase any other al carte events with the exception of the Lifetime Achievement Award.

    • $30 Conference Registration Fee for members to access conference programs (non-members $35; after 1/10 everyone $35)

Includes sturdy 50th anniversary tote with special commemorative gifts, 2022 conference program, Thursday Opening Session

    • $20 Thursday Panels and Workshops for members (non-members $25, after Jan 10 everyone $30)

Panel topics  include “Labor of Love” on the hidden value of women’s labor; History of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act; Social Media Management; Self-publishing/Public Speaking Workshops; Interviews, and more.

    • $20 Friday Panels and Workshops for members (non-members $25 after Jan 10 everyone $30)
      Friday, Feb 14

Panel topics include Feminist Art and Global Action; The Women’s Environmental Photography Collective; Artist as Curator; Curatorial Practice and Community Building; The Role of Art and Activism in STEM Education; and more.

    • $35 Thursday evening bus tour (non-members $40; after Jan 10 everyone $45)

“The Best of Women” Exhibition – Art by members of the National Women’s Caucus attending the conference. Opening Reception and Conference Kick Off Party at Stola Contemporary Art. Refreshments provided by Stola Contemporary Art and National WCA.

    • $35 Friday Evening Bus Tour for members (non-members $40; after Jan 10 everyone $45)

Reception for the National WCA Exhibition “Occupy the Moment, Intersect History with Impact” at Bridgeport Art Center.
Dr. Maura Reilly, Founding Curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art and noted scholar on curatorial practice is the juror of this exciting collection of contemporary art.

GALA Tickets

WCA Lifetime Achievement Awards & Walk Around Celebratory Dinner
Saturday, February 19, 2022 at the Hilton Chicago Midtown, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL.

The celebration kicks off on the evening of Saturday, February 19 with a cocktail reception featuring a cash bar and the opportunity to mingle with other guests from 4:30–5:30 pm. The Awards ceremony celebrating the life and work of these extraordinary women in the arts takes place from 5:30–7:30 pm and is free and open to the public. Your GALA ticket includes upfront seating at the LTA Awards Ceremony and an LTA awards/ 50th anniversary commemorative catalog; admission to the Lifetime Achievement (LTA) Awards Gala  from 7:30–9:30pm that includes a Celebratory walk around dinner, butlered hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, and networking with the Awardees and VIP participants. You will also be able to congratulate the awardees in person, bid on silent auction items, and enjoy the evening with great food and drink in comfort and style!

  • $145 WCA Member/TFAP/CAA Rate (Only 1 ticket may be purchased by each member at this special rate.
    (The price goes up to $165 after Jan 10, 2022.)
  • $155 Guest and Non-Member Rate (The price goes up to $165 after Jan 10, 2022.)
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

Ann Sutherland Harris, Professor of Art History, University of Pittsburgh, PA

Director of Operations

Karin Luner

WCA President Elect

Sandra Davis