WATER: A NECESSARY CONVERSATION is an “Art as Activism” exhibition at Avenue 50 Studio in Los Angeles. Sponsored by the Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art and curated by art historian Susan M King, it features select contemporary works and historical posters from the Collection of Center for the Study of Political Graphics. The exhibition includes artworks by over 25 contemporary artists working in an array of media including posters, painting, prints, video, and photography. The exhibition brings together contemporary art and past posters focused on water as a vital and limited resource. The artworks chosen are meant as a social lever around a range of water conservation issues.