My Aging Face: A Conversation on Aging, Beauty and Redefining Norms for Women Over 40

This event is a part of the NEA Big Read series, “Something More Pleasant”, featuring Roz Chast’s book Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

From April 15-May 31, 2021, women over 40 are invited to post a photograph of their face on Instagram (or submit one to with a short description using the hashtags #myagingface and #rethinkaging. Select portraits will be displayed in a local pop-up exhibit. The project culminates on May 26 with a live, virtual conversation hosted by artist Allyn Rippin and special guests.

Exhibit: On view at Buvez Coffee Shop from May 1-31, 2021

In Conversation: Wednesday, May 26, from 7-8 p.m. (Zoom). Register at or visit for more information.

Monday, May 31, 2021

Buvez Coffee Shop 585 Barber St suite a, Athens, GA 30601

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Current Students, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Community, Prospective Students


Arts & Culture


Women’s Interest, The Big Read


Department of Language and Literacy Education


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Allyn Rippin

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