March 2019 through September 2020 | Te National Archives Museum, Washington, DC
Reflecting the diversity of American women's experiences and their impact on our history, this exhibit demonstrates the dynamic involvement of American women across the spectrums of race, ethnicity, and class.
Through January 6, 2019 | Museum of the City of New York
The 19th-century New York City was full of women who defied those expectations—women of different classes, races, and ideologies who challenged the social expectations that attached to them because of their gender. The exhibit features photographs, garments, paintings, and prints from the Museum’s collections,
November 29, 2018 | Julie Dobrow, Tufts University, Medford, MA
A rich and compelling portrait of Emily Dickinson, Mabel Loomis Todd and her daughter, Millicent Todd Bingham, women who refused to be confined by the social mores of their era, as well as the powerful literary legacy they shared.
November 27, 2018 | Belmont-Paul Equality National Monument, Washington, DC
A Night of Suffrage Theater explores the stories of the battle for the 19th amendment, as written and told by up-and-coming DC playwrights, followed by a Q&A with authors Ann Timmons, Doug Bradshaw and Jennifer Schwed.
November 15, 2018 | Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Following a handful of remarkable women who led their respective forces into battle, The Woman's Hour is an inspiring story of activists winning their own freedom in one of the last campaigns forged in the shadow of the Civil War.
Join more than more than 1,900 attendees at "Just Imagine. Imagining Justice: Feminist Visions of Freedom, Dream Making and the Radical Politics of Futurism," the National Women’s Studies Association annual conference showcasing the latest feminist scholarship.
November 6, 2018 | Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Yorba Linda, CA
This soon-to-close exhibit at the Nixon Library digs up a time capsule to reveal the 1968 presidential election, which capped one the most divisive, colorful and consequential years in American history.
Now Through October 31, 2018 | Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
View the remarkable collection of objects at the Radcliffe Institute, that tell 75 stories—harrowing, heartbreaking, pathbreaking, brave—about women’s lives and about the history of the Schlesinger Library itself.
Through September 30, 2018 | The New-York Historical Society
Collecting the Women’s Marches highlights some of the political and visual themes — and behind-the-scenes efforts — of the 2017 Women’s March on Washington. View a range of artifacts, including signs, sashes, pussyhats, and colorful props, as well as a display of protest clothing by Olek (Agata Oleksiak).
Sponsored by the National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House, the Parade celebrates our heritage, encourages full participation in our democracy, and inspires us to continue the work for liberty, equality, and justice for all humanity.
Journalist and author Brooke Kroeger to give a talk on her book: The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, the story of how and why a group of prominent and influential men in New York City and beyond came together to help women gain the right to vote.
This series will increase knowledge about the historical struggle for women's suffrage, and hopefully also increase awareness of our current need to be involved and to use our privilege to vote today. The Galway Public Library hopes that this series will inspire people to be more active in their communities.
June 20, 2018 | William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC
A cross-generational and bipartisan discussion about how citizen movements have influenced—or failed to influence—policymakers. From civil rights marches to student activism in the social media age, citizen activists will join a panel with former members of Congress who will discuss how, in their careers on Capitol Hill, citizens changed their thinking on specific topics.
Dr. Amy Lehman, author of Theatre of Trance: Mediums, Spiritualists and Mesmerists in Performance, discusses the transformative possibilities of the spiritualist theatre, and how the performances allowed Victorian women to speak, act, and create outside the boundaries of their restricted social and psychological roles.
The Women Making History Awards supports the National Women's History Museum's initiative to educate children and adults about the distinctive contributions American women have made and raise awareness about the critical need for a national women's history museum on the National Mall.
The Bronx County Historical Society and The Woodlawn Cemetery host panel discussions showcasing the efforts of women throughout the 19th-21st centuries, and defining how the legacies of women like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Nellie Bly paved the way for the opportunities women have today.
Votes for Women celebrates the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York State and raises public awareness of the struggle for women’s suffrage and equal rights in New York State from the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention through 1917.
Based on her book, Funding Feminism, Dr. Joan Marie Johnson, examines how a group of affluent white women from the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries advanced the status of all women through acts of philanthropy.
Join the National Archives and Bright Star Touring Theater in an inspiring exploration of the lives and work of notable American women — from Amelia Earhart and Laura Ingalls Wilder to Sacajawea and Susan B. Anthony.
In this intriguing book, history professor and author Hendrik Hartog explores the statutes, situations, and conflicts that helped produce a regime where slavery was usually but not always legal, and where a supposedly enslaved person may or may not have been legally free.
Speaker Kirstin Downey, author of the book The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life and Legacy of Frances Perkins, discusses the extraordinary life Frances Perkins, one of the most influential women of the twentieth century.
March 30, 2018 | Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Author Liza Mundy discusses her new book Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II, which documents the work of thousands of female American codebreakers during World War II.
Sunday, March 25, 2018, 9:00 AM 5:00 PM | Washington, DC
Join the National Woman's Party for an open house at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument. The Day will include presentations by historic interpreters offering a glimpse into the people and moments from the women’s equality movement.
Hear a keynote from Teen Vogue’s executive editor Samhita Mukhopadhyay followed by a conversation with leading writers and scholars illuminating the essential but little-known stories of New York City’s feminist trailblazers and their struggles and triumphs over the last century.
March 18, 2018 – January 6, 2019 | London, England
Join the Museum of London for numerous exhibits, including Votes for Women and Shades of Suffragette Militancy; The Suffragette Legacy: a Panel discussion; Women’s Movement, a walking tour; and London on Wheels: a Suffrage Story, a bus tour.
Beyond Suffrage: 100 Years of Women and Politics in New York, an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York, examines how the vote revolutionized women’s ability to bring about change inside and outside government.