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National Women's History Museum

Women Making History 2016

Washington, DC
Join the National Women's History Museum and Honorary Co-Chairs, Senator Lisa Murkowski and Representative Linda Sanchez, for the 2016 Women Making History Honors gala. The event will take place on March 14, 2016 at the Ma... read more
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Past Events

Find the Women Scavenger Hunt at National Air and Space Museum

Find the Women Scavenger Hunt at National Air and Space Museum

Washington, DC
Saturday, November 7, 201510:00 AM to 12:00 PMSmithsonian's National Air and Space Museum600 Independence Ave SW, DC NWHM will host a scavenger hunt at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. Participants will be given clues and a guide to find the places in the museum that feature wome...
Saturday, November 7 2015 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Google Art Talk: Crusade for the Vote

Google Art Talk: Crusade for the Vote

Alexandria, VA
Join the Museum for an online conversation on U.S. woman suffrage. A panel of experts will discuss the history of the woman suffrage movement, the National Woman’s Party, women and voting today and the impact of the movement.  Our panelists include: Elisabeth MacNamara, president of the Board of...
Monday, November 2 2015 12:00 PM 1:00 PM

NWHM Book Club - A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison

NWHM Book Club - A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison

Alexandria, VA
Join us at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub at 2300 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA for our monthly book club.  For October's book discussion we will look at A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation by Catherine Allgor. Here is Amazon's description of Allgor's work: "When th...
Sunday, November 1 2015 2:30 PM 4:30 PM

Walking Tour: In Their Footsteps, Suffrage History Walking Tour

Walking Tour: In Their Footsteps, Suffrage History Walking Tour

Washington, DC
Meet at the corner of Independence Ave and First St. SE, a block from Capitol South Metro. Walk the same ground where suffragists fought for the right to vote in the "In Their Footsteps" tour. Through the power of place, images, and the suffragists' own words, the struggle for equality will beco...
Sunday, October 18 2015 10:30 AM 12:30 PM

Movie Night: "Bessie"

Movie Night: "Bessie"

Alexandria, VA
Martha Washington Library, 6614 Fort Hunt Rd, Alexandria, VA 22307 NWHM will host a viewing of the HBO movie Bessie, starring Queen Latifah. Bessie (2015) follows the story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s. The film focuses on Smith’s transfor...
Monday, October 5 2015 6:30 PM 8:45 PM

Women Making History LA 15

Women Making History LA 15

Los Angeles, CA
Join the National Women's History Museum for the Women Making History Brunch-LA 2015. The brunch is an elegant event held on Saturday, September 19, 2015. The event recognizes a select group of women who have made a significant contribution to their field and serve as inspiration to women everywh...
Saturday, September 19 2015 10:30 AM 12:30 PM

Walking Tour: "In Their Footsteps: Women's Suffrage

Walking Tour: "In Their Footsteps: Women's Suffrage

Washington, DC
Meet at the corner of Independence Ave and First St. SE, a block from Capitol South Metro. Walk the same ground where suffragists fought for the right to vote in the "In Their Footsteps" tour. Through the power of place, images, and the suffragists' own words, the struggle for equality will beco...
Saturday, September 12 2015 10:30 AM 12:30 PM

NWHM Book Club: "Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography"

NWHM Book Club: "Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography"

Alexandria, VA
Join us at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub at 2300 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria, VA for our monthly book club.  For August's book discussion we will look at Jean Harvey Baker's seminal biography, Mary Todd Lincoln. Here is Amazon's description of Baker's work: "This definitive biography of Mary Todd Linco...
Sunday, August 30 2015 6:30 PM 7:30 PM

Movie Night: "Selma"

Movie Night: "Selma"

Alexandria, VA
NWHM will host a viewing of the Oscar-nominated movie Selma, followed by a brief discussion. Afterwards, we'll talk about women's roles in the Civil Rights Movement as well as how they are remembered in popular history. The event will be held at the Martha Washington Library in Alexandria, VA. P...
Thursday, August 27 2015 6:00 PM 9:00 PM

Walking Tour: “In Their Footsteps: Women’s Suffrage Trail”

Walking Tour: “In Their Footsteps: Women’s Suffrage Trail”

Washington, DC
Meet at the corner of Independence Ave and First St. SE, a block from Capitol South Metro Walk the same ground where suffragists fought for the right to vote in the “In Their Footsteps” tour. Through the power of place, images, and the suffragists’ own words, the struggle for equality will becom...
Sunday, August 16 2015 10:00 AM 12:30 PM

National Women's History Museum

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