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

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

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

Divine Women, Divine Wisdom

This exhibition explores the feminine image and the female role in the great traditions within Asia as appears in Hindu and Buddhist sculptors. Click here for more info. Back to Calendar

One Life: Marian Anderson

An exhibition dedicated to the life of the famed contralto and civil rights movement activist Marian Anderson. Click here for more info. Back to Calendar

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

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

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…

Why Women Should Vote

“Based on a 1910 essay written by Jane Addams, this exhibition explores the widespread grassroots national movement organized by American women demanding the right to vote and to be recognized as full citizens in the United States. As we approach the 2020 Centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution Read more…

Women: A Century of Change

“Exhibition and book from National Geographic showcases iconic women around the world. The exhibition’s stunning photographs, drawn from National Geographic’s unparalleled image collection, span nine decades and feature a myriad of countries.” Click here for more info. Back to Calendar

Pat Steir: Color Wheel at the Hirshhorn Museum

“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…