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({});

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...

Gender and Political Participation Webinar

This is the fifth of six webinars called “100 Years of Women Voting” Symposium, hosted by the United States Capitol Historical Society. Distinguished speakers will discuss the impact of women in the American government and public life over the last century. Click here for tickets and more info. Back to Calendar (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || Read more...

Curatorial Collaborations: Exhibitions for Social Justice

Jane Addams Hull House 800 S Halsted St, Chicago

From the event organizer: Author Elena Gonzales shares highlights from her new book Exhibitions for Social Justice, which examines interesting new curatorial work and best practices - from sharing authority to inspiring action, from building solidarity to forging long-lasting memories. Gonzales will be joined in conversation with a range of representatives from local museums that Read more...

“Councilwoman” OWOV Film Festival Online Event

From the event organizer: Film screening and Zoom panel discussion. Councilwoman was directed by Margo Guernsey (2018). Carmen Castillo is a Dominican City Councilwoman who maintains her job cleaning hotel rooms, as she takes on her new role in politics. She faces skeptics who say she doesn’t have the education to govern, the power of Read more...

First Ladies 1961-2017: Jackie to Michelle – FREE Online Presentation

From the event organizer: Learn about the important yet under-appreciated history of our First Ladies from Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle Obama, covering the years 1963-2017. Emphasis will be on the fascinating lives of the First Ladies as individuals, before, during, and after their White House years, and also the contribution each First Lady made to Read more...

Author Talk: Laura Kumin and All Stirred Up! Suffrage Cookbooks, Food and the Battle for Women’s Right to Vote

From the event organizer: Join us for an afternoon’s culinary adventure with Laura Kumin, author of All Stirred Up! Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle for Women’s Right to Vote. This online program will include stories about the suffragists, the food they ate, and how cookbooks helped to win their cause. Ever courageous and creative, Read more...

The History of Art & Feminism: Where the Future Came From

Jane Addams Hull House 800 S Halsted St, Chicago

From the event organizer: Join Meg Duguid, editor of the new volume, Where the Future Came From (Soberscove Press/ June 2020) along with book contributors as they explore the collaborative, participatory, and activist history of feminist artist-run projects in Chicago. Other speakers include: Joanna Gardner-Hugget, Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Depaul University; Tempestt Hazel, Director, Read more...

Teaching Social Justice: About Museums, Culture, and Justice to Explore in Your Classroom

Jane Addams Hull House 800 S Halsted St, Chicago

From the event organizer: Are you a teacher, student, or educator who advocates for museums as a tool for learning? Do you see yourself in museums? Therese Quinn discusses her new volume, School: Questions About Museums, Culture, and Justice to Explore in Your Classroom (Teachers College Press/2020). Quinn will be in conversation with local museum Read more...

Race and Rights: Wells, Willard, and Addams

Jane Addams Hull House 800 S Halsted St, Chicago

From the event organizer: Who gets to be a citizen? How did debates in Chicago around voting, lynching, and women’s rights break down across racial lines? How do we think about these divisions today, and why are they relevant? This session will focus on three significant Chicago-based women activists who were connected in their reform Read more...