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({});

Shall Not Be Denied, Online Exhibition

Online items from the exhibition of the Library of Congress about the seven decades campaign for women’s voting rights. On view are pictures, letters, and other interesting documents telling the stories of the women who fought for the ratification of the 19th amendment. Click here to enter the online exhibition. Back to Calendar (adsbygoogle = Read more...

In Re Lady Lawyers: The Rise of Women Attorneys and the Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court 1 First St NE, Washington, DC

This exhibition is about the history of women attorneys in the US, from Myra Bradwell and Belva Lockwood to the women serving today as Supreme Court Justices. On view are historical photographs, 1905 woman’s suit, as well as memorabilia and personal effects, belonged to Justices Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Read more...

Sandra Day O’Connor, First Woman on the Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court 1 First St NE, Washington, DC

This exhibition is about the life and legacy of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court of the US. On view are portraits, sculpture and personal items such as her Bench chair. The exhibition is located at the ground floor of the US Supreme court. Click here for more Read more...

Pat Steir: Color Wheel at the Hirshhorn Museum

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Independence Ave SW &, 7th St SW, Washington, DC

"The largest painting installation to date by the acclaimed abstract painter Pat Steir. Featuring The thirty large-scale paintings when presented together as a group, will create an immense color wheel that shifts hues with each painting, with the pours on each canvas often appearing in the complementary hue of the monochrome background." Click here for Read more...

Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires

Contemporary Arts Center, NOLA 900 Camp St, New Orleans

From the event organizer: Exhibition of new work—collages and montages by Mickalene Thomas. Spanning new painting, film, and photography, the works include references to pop culture and the long history of Western and African Art—from Edouard Manet’s odalisque figures to the mise-en-scene studio portraiture of James Van Der Zee and Malick Sidibé. Co-organized by Andrea Read more...

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...

Becoming Jane

National Geographic Museum 1145 17th St NW, 20036, United States, Washington, DC

Hands-on, a transportive multimedia exhibition is celebrating Dr. Jane Goodall's extraordinary life and work. "You’ll explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps. You’ll also see a life-size hologram of Read more...

Votes for Women: A Visual History. Exhibition at Brandywine River Museum of Art

Brandywine River Museum of Art, Philadelphia 1 Hoffmans Mill Rd, Chadds Ford

This exhibition "will include drawings, illustrations, and posters from museums, historical societies, and private collections that visualize the complex political messages conveyed by suffragists. Also included will be historic photographs of marches, rallies, and the celebrated procession in Washington DC held in March of 1913. Examples of the costumes, clothing, sashes, and other emblems of Read more...

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Illinois Holocaust Museum 9603 Woods Dr, Skokie

From the event organizer Based on the New York Times bestselling book and Tumblr page of the same name, Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the first-ever museum exhibition focused solely on this judicial icon, whose image graces mugs, t-shirts, posters, and bobbleheads. The exhibit is a vibrant exploration of Read more...

Shining a Light: Women’s Fight for the Right

The Frazier History Museum 829 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202

The 7th annual Shining a Light Photography Contest and Exhibition will be celebrating the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment and the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and honoring women’s suffrage around the world. Click here for more info. Back to Calendar