W.H.A.M. 2024

9th Annual Women's History Artists Month from March 1st to 31st.

Every March, during Women’s History Month, Goddard Riverside’s Community Arts program hosts an exciting month-long intersectional, intergenerational, and interdisciplinary performance arts festival where mixed audiences gather to celebrate local women’s creative leadership. Join us this year for W.H.A.M. 2024!

W.H.A.M. serves as Goddard Riverside Community Arts Program’s annual charitable fundraising drive that jointly supports our presented artists and the future of our program.

This year’s W.H.A.M. festival will be taking place at Goddard Riverside’s Bernie Wohl Center.

W.H.A.M. 2024 Calendar of Events

9th Annual WHAM Logo onto a painting of a man and woman.
March 1st through to April 15th

The Accidental Artist: Joy & Cohesion in Black Life

Pop-up gallery exhibition of paintings by Nancy Brandon for sale for the duration of the festival. See webpage for Gallery Hours.

9th Annual WHAM Opening Reception: Nancy Brandon's Career Retrospective Art Exhibition
March 1st at 6:00 PM

W.H.A.M. Opening Reception: Nancy Brandon’s Career Retrospective

Celebrating 93-yr old painter and UWS visionary, Nancy Brandon. See the exhibition and mingle at the 9th annual WHAM Festival launch party!

9th Annual WHAM Logo with Carolyn E. Harrison standing in front of a mic on a stage.
March 9th at 2PM

Gathering Myself

Good Light Productions’ signature personal creative writing workshop for older adults. Led by Season Artist-in-Residence, Carolyn Harrison.

$10, Registration Required. Includes coffee/tea, cookies, and writing supplies.

9th Annual WHAM Logo with The Greenhouse Ensemble 10 Minute Play SOIRéE
March 15 to 7:00 PM

10-Minute Play Soirée

Daring festival of new short works by women writers, produced by NYC’s Greenhouse Ensemble.

$15 in advance, $20.00 at the door.

W.H.A.M. logo with a graphic of a woman and "Precious Metals Beauty in Brokenness"
March 22 through to March 24

Precious Metals: Beauty in Brokenness

Empowering multi-character solo performance by Carolyn Harrison. Good Light Productions equips and encourages the telling of stories that have been in the dark for too long.

$25.00 General Admission, $45.00 VIP Ticket Saturday 7pm only. Friday March 22, 7:00pm; Saturday March 23, 7:00pm; Sunday March 24, 3:00pm

9th Annual WHAM Logo with a woman sitting at a table eating a meal.
March 28th at 6 PM

BIPOC Women’s Health Forum & Film Screening

Featuring A Little You: A Fibroid Story, the short film by Essence Mason and a talkback with a panel of experts in BIPOC Women’s Health including local OB/GYN putting women’s health issues front and center.

Free RSVP, Donations appreciated. Light refreshments served.


Goddard’s Bernie Wohl Center

647 Columbus Avenue

New York, NY 10025