Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the National Archives Museum is showcasing this exhibition that is reviewing the resistant battle of the American suffragists to get women the right to vote. The exhibition will be presented for more than a year at the Lawrence F. O’Brien Gallery, and occasional events will Read more...

Storied Women of the Civil War Era

National Portrait Gallery 8th St NW & F St NW, DC

A photographs exhibition about women who rose to national prominence during the Civil War era, from First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln to the actress and Union spy Pauline Cushman. Click here for more info. Back to Calendar (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Votes for Women Exhibition at Hennepin History Museum Minneapolis, MN

Hennepin History Museum 2303 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404

"Minnesota was the fifteenth state to ratify the amendment in 1919. The women's suffrage movement started in Minnesota decades earlier and many women residents of Hennepin County played a pivotal role in the effort to convince Minnesota voters to pass the amendment. Votes for Women explores the lives of the Hennepin County suffragists and the Read more...

Seaport Art Walk in New Bedford

New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford

From the event organizer: To honor the anniversary of the 19th Amendment and the unfinished legacy of the women’s suffrage movement, Seaport Art Walk is proud to announce that this year’s theme celebrates women and is inspired by “Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the SouthCoast,” a project of New Bedford Whaling Museum. Click here Read more...

Lorraine O’grady Exhibits – The Strange Taxi

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 25 Evans Way, Boston

From the event organizer: Lorraine O’Grady’s piece for the Anne H. Fitzpatrick Façade is an adaptation of one of two autobiographical photomontages made by O’Grady in 1991: The Strange Taxi: or From Africa to Jamaica to Boston in 200 Years and The Fir-Palm, to depict and clarify her New England and Caribbean heritages. In both Read more...

Right to Vote – Solo Exhibit by Julia Dzikiewicz

Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton

From the event organizer: Overtly political, deeply emotional, and subtly humorous, Julie Dzikiewicz weaves feminist parables into immense encaustic wax paintings. Monumental like an altarpiece, they inflame the spirit; illuminated like a tapestry, they give shape to immortal stories. Yet, Dzikiewicz’s work refuses a singular order. Using ancient wax techniques to explore present-day topics, Dzikiewicz Read more...

Rightfully Hers and Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote Exhibitions at the Evanston History Center

Evanston History Center 225 Greenwood Street, Evanston

From the event organizer: Evanston Women and the Fight for the Vote shares the story of the critical role that Evanston women like Frances Willard, Elizabeth Boynton Harbert, and Catharine Waugh McCulloch, and many others played in local, state, and national women’s suffrage movements. The exhibit will explore the tactics and strategies that suffragists used Read more...

COMMONWEALTH Exhibition

VCU Institute for Contemporary Art 601 W Broad St, Richmond

From the event organizer: What do we share in common? Who is the “we” in “We the people”? How could we reimagine wealth and come together for common good? Commonwealth explores these questions, and how our common resources are used to influence the wealth and well-being of our communities. Commonwealth is the outgrowth of a Read more...

Medusa With The Head of Perseus Statue on View in Collect Pond Park, NYC

From the event organizer: Medusa With The Head of Perseus by Argentine-Italian artist Luciano Garbati will stand in Collect Pond Park, on Centre St, Lower Manhattan, NYC as part of NYC Parks’ Art in the Parks program. The seven-foot bronze sculpture inverts the narrative of Medusa, portraying her in a moment of somberly empowered self-defense. Read more...

Open House Chicago

From the event organizer: Experience Open House Chicago in a different way in 2020! The new Open House Chicago 2020 experience offers a new perspective on neighborhood exploration. The festival combines virtual elements and tangible community engagement with the on-foot exploration that our visitors expect and enjoy. Click here for tickets and more info. Back Read more...

Fashion and Political Power with Robin Givhan

The Museum at FIT 227 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

From the event organizer: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Robin Givhan will discuss the current relationship between fashion, politics, and power. Drawing on her experience as a fashion critic for The Washington Post, Givhan will address such potent sartorial symbols as the MAGA hat, the Pussyhat, and the white suit. Click here for tickets and more info. Read more...