On April 11, 1992, 550 people dressed in their best packed the halls of the Boston Ballet. Their mission? To raise money for Fenway Health, to bring renewed attention to women’s health, and to throw a fabulous celebration of Boston’s vibrant LGBT community. The Fenway Health Dinner Party was born.
The Dinner Party’s name is a tribute Judy Chicago’s pioneering art installation. Chicago’s The Dinner Party is considered an iconic work of feminist art, depicting a large with place settings laid for famous women throughout history. In this spirit, The Fenway Health Dinner Party continues to uplift LBTQ women and honor their many contributions to health care for all.