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Suffrage Centennial Celebration VIP Package

Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 5:30 PM to Monday, March 4, 2013, 7:00 PM
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VIP Package - Non Member More Info

• Congressional Reception – Wednesday, February 27th, 5:30-7pm
• The Press’s Impact on the Suffrage Movement – Thursday, February 28th, 6-8pm
• Embassy of Finland Reception – Friday, March 1, 6:30-8:30pm
• 72 Years of Fighting for the Vote Panel – Saturday, March 2, 11am-12:30pm
• “Take What is Yours” multimedia staged readings – Saturday, March 2, readings at 2pm and 8pm at Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University
• SOLD OUT: “First Ladies: Hidden in Plain Sight” Cokie Roberts and Professor Catherine Allgor - Monday, March 4 5:30-7pm at The Arts Club of Washington, DC (2071 I ST NW)

$300.00 $2.00
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VIP Package - Member More Info

• Congressional Reception – Wednesday, February 27th, 5:30-7pm
• The Press’s Impact on the Suffrage Movement – Thursday, February 28th, 6-8pm
• Embassy of Finland Reception – Friday, March 1, 6:30-8:30pm
• 72 Years of Fighting for the Vote Panel – Saturday, March 2, 11am-12:30pm
• “Take What is Yours” multimedia staged readings – Saturday, March 2, readings at 2pm and 8pm at Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University
• SOLD OUT: “First Ladies: Hidden in Plain Sight” Cokie Roberts and Professor Catherine Allgor - Monday, March 4 5:30-7pm at The Arts Club of Washington, DC (2071 I ST NW)

$250.00 $2.00
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VIP Package - Young Professional More Info

• Congressional Reception – Wednesday, February 27th, 5:30-7pm
• The Press’s Impact on the Suffrage Movement – Thursday, February 28th, 6-8pm
• Embassy of Finland Reception – Friday, March 1, 6:30-8:30pm
• 72 Years of Fighting for the Vote Panel – Saturday, March 2, 11am-12:30pm
• “Take What is Yours” multimedia staged readings – Saturday, March 2, readings at 2pm and 8pm at Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University
• SOLD OUT: “First Ladies: Hidden in Plain Sight” Cokie Roberts and Professor Catherine Allgor - Monday, March 4 5:30-7pm at The Arts Club of Washington, DC (2071 I ST NW)

$225.00 $2.00
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Come join the National Women's History Museum in the Celebration of the Historic March 3, 1913 Suffrage Parade in Washington, DC with a number of exciting and enriching events around the city! 

Purchase of a VIP Package Ticket includes the following events:

 

EXCLUSIVE VIP EVENTS:

Congressional Reception
Wednesday, February 27th, 5:30-7 PM
Join us in honoring the new women of the 113th Congress to Washington, DC at a reception for Members of Congress and special friends of the Museum.  The Honorary Chairs of the reception are Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Senator Susan Collins and Senator Barbara Mikulski.   Business attire.  Near Capitol South or Union Station Metro stop.

National Press Club Reception previewing the NWHM’s Suffrage Parade Exhibit
Thursday, February 28th, 6-8 PM
The National Press Club
Enjoy a private reception hosted by National Press Club President Angela Keane, a reporter for Bloomberg, and mingle with media professionals who are club members.  The program will feature a noted media speaker, a panel discussion moderated by Newsweek/Daily Beast’s Eleanor Clift on the press’s impact on the suffrage movement and on women who are political candidates today.   Business attire.  

Embassy of Finland Reception
Friday, March 1, 6-8 PM
Embassy of Finland
The Museum and Finnish Ambassador Rivta Koukku-Rode will host an exclusive private reception at the Embassy.  Finland was a leader in giving women full voting rights and also in allowing women to stand as candidates in elections.  The Ambassador wishes to honor the American Suffrage Centennial Celebration with this reception.  The program will include a keynote address.  Cocktail attire requested.

 

GENERAL PUBLIC  EVENTS:

The 1913 Suffrage Parade Exhibit
Throughout March in the lobby of the National Press Club
529 14th Street (just south of F St.), 13th Floor, Washington, DC 10045
Learn about key figures from the historic suffrage parade and the role of the press in helping to turn public opinion in favor of women’s voting rights. Created by the National Women’s History Museum with support from the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum, the exhibit is free and open to the public. Press Club restaurant, The Fourth Estate, is on the 13th Floor and open to the public. The Metro Center Metro stop is two blocks away. 

Three Generations Fighting for the Vote
Saturday, March 2nd, 11 AM-12:30 PM
The George Washington University Lisner Auditorium
21st and H Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20052
Learn more about how women’s right to vote was won after a 72 year fight, involving three generations of women. Enjoy special seating for a not-to-be-missed panel of experts moderated by Ann Lewis, Chair of the Commission on Celebrating Women’s History and Counsel to President Bill Clinton.  Near Foggy Bottom Metro stop.

Join the Parade: Honor the Suffragists

Sunday, March 3rd, 9am

US Capitol, West Side Lawn

The National Women's History Museum invites YOU to participate in the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 1913 Woman Suffrage Parade in Washington, DC that was a turning point in the Suffrage Movement. The parade route will begin at the U.S. Capitol, proceed down Pennsylvania Avenue and assemble near the Washington Monument for closing remarks. The entire parade route is approx. 3.1 miles and will begin at 9:00 am. NWHM members will meet on the west side of the Capitol adjacent to Pennsylvania Avenue at 8:30am.  Look for the NWHM banner.

SOLD OUT: “First Ladies: Hidden in Plain Sight”

Cokie Roberts and Professor Catherine Allgor - Monday, March 4th, 5-7 PM
The Arts Club of Washington, DC, 2071 I (Eye) St, NW, Washington, DC 20006
Journalist Cokie Roberts, the author of two books on early American First Ladies, will talk with Professor Catherine Allgor, author of a recent biography on Dolley Madison and Director of Education at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, CA, on the challenges of telling the stories of the First Ladies.  Doors will open at 5 PM, the program will begin at 5:30, followed by wine and cheese at 6:15.  Near the Foggy Bottom and Farragut West Metro stops.

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