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Celebrate Women's History Month — and beyond — with these exceptional events.  Explore the history of women's suffrage and the issues women face today through art, theater, discussions, tours and more.

Upcoming Events

Centennial Book Talk with Rebecca Roberts

Centennial Book Talk with Rebecca Roberts

Join the National Woman’s Party at East City Bookshop for the Centennial Book Talk featuring Rebecca Boggs Roberts, author of Suffragists in Washington, DC: The 1913 Parade and the Right to Vote.  READ MORE +
Elaine Weiss Lecture:

Elaine Weiss Lecture: "The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote"

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.  READ MORE +
The Hello Girls – Screening and Q&A with Executive Producer James Theres

The Hello Girls – Screening and Q&A with Executive Producer James Theres

Guest speaker James Theres to discuss his documentary “The Hello Girls,” which tells the story of 223 women sent to France during WWI to serve as telephone operators to help win the war.  READ MORE +

Past Events

Votes for Women! A Reading & Discussion Program

Votes for Women! A Reading & Discussion Program

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.  READ MORE +
In Their Footsteps: Woman Suffrage Walking Tour

In Their Footsteps: Woman Suffrage Walking Tour

Follow the route of the 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession through DC and gain an understanding of the suffragist struggle for equality and the right to vote.  READ MORE +
Convention Days, Seneca Falls

Convention Days, Seneca Falls

Join the Farmington Meeting House in commemorating the 170th Anniversary of the first Women's Rights Convention!  READ MORE +
Women’s Suffrage in Lake Placid – Exhibit

Women’s Suffrage in Lake Placid – Exhibit

Celebrate the Suffrage Centennial and explore local women who pushed societal norms and whose contributions created a lasting impact on Lake Placid.  READ MORE +
Citizen Engagement in America’s History

Citizen Engagement in America’s History

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.  READ MORE +
Spiritualists, Suffragists, & Other Nasty Women of the Mid-19th Century

Spiritualists, Suffragists, & Other Nasty Women of the Mid-19th Century

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.  READ MORE +
2018 Women Making History Awards

2018 Women Making History Awards

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.  READ MORE +
Women’s Suffrage and New York City – A Centennial Celebration

Women’s Suffrage and New York City – A Centennial Celebration

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.  READ MORE +
Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial

Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial

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.  READ MORE +
Funding Feminism: Following the Money in the Woman Suffrage Movement.

Funding Feminism: Following the Money in the Woman Suffrage Movement.

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.  READ MORE +
The New York State Women’s Suffrage Movement

The New York State Women’s Suffrage Movement

Dr. Susan Goodier and Dr. Karen Pastorello discuss the New York State women’s suffrage movement, and the leaders who were in the vanguard of the movement.  READ MORE +
We Can Do It! American Women in History

We Can Do It! American Women in History

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.  READ MORE +
The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

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.  READ MORE +
The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life and Legacy of Frances Perkins

The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life and Legacy of Frances Perkins

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.  READ MORE +
Book Talk with Liza Mundy: Code Girls

Book Talk with Liza Mundy: Code Girls

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.  READ MORE +
Tea with Alice (Paul) and Me

Tea with Alice (Paul) and Me

Join Zoe Nicholson for her one-woman performance of "Tea with Alice and Me", an homage to the "brilliant, strategic, relentless champion of equality" — Alice Paul.  READ MORE +
Women Voted in New York Before Columbus

Women Voted in New York Before Columbus

Dr. Sally Roesch-Wagner discusses the Haudenosaunee women of New York and their equal rights society that influenced the early suffragists.  READ MORE +
It's My Party

It's My Party

Join Pipeline Playwrights at Metro Stage for a stage reading of "It's My Party!", Ann Timmons' play about the colliding factions of the Suffrage Movement in their fight for the 19th Amendment.  READ MORE +
Open House: Belmont-Paul Monument and the National Woman's Party

Open House: Belmont-Paul Monument and the National Woman's Party

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.  READ MORE +
A City Made by Women Symposium at the Museum of the City of New York

A City Made by Women Symposium at the Museum of the City of New York

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.  READ MORE +
Nevertheless, She Persisted

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Honoring Women Who fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women – Luncheon and Program initiative by The National Women’s History Project.  READ MORE +
Centennial Celebration of UK Women’s Suffrage

Centennial Celebration of UK Women’s Suffrage

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.  READ MORE +
Womanhouse

Womanhouse

Inspired by the landmark 1972 project “Womanhouse” and featuring works by 36 global artists, “Women House” challenges conventional ideas about gender and the domestic space.  READ MORE +
Beyond Suffrage: 100 Years of Women and Politics in New York

Beyond Suffrage: 100 Years of Women and Politics in New York

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.  READ MORE +