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This paper is a detailed analysis of the Global Feminisms exhibition held at the Brooklyn Museum in 2007. Seeking to understand the ways in which women curators have challenged the traditional male artistic canon through their practice, this paper engages in a close reading of the exhibition’s design and the feminist artworks within it. The paper argues that the Global Feminisms exhibition visualizes intersectionality, bringing together the artistic voices of women of diverse backgrounds whose works explore colonialism, sexuality, self identity, motherhood, nationality, and other themes to form a rich tapestry that is not contained within the frame of the European canon. This paper illuminates an important movement toward feminist curatorial activism in the spaces of museums globally.