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({});

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...

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...

“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...