What’s Happening

To help support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, all of the city's cultural institutions are temporarily closed to the public and programs are canceled or postponed. Check back for our consortium institutions' ongoing initiatives as we continue to commemorate the 100th anniversary year of the 19th Amendment through this difficult time. We will keep adding events to this list, so check back again soon.

Online Initiatives

related efforts

Amended

This new podcast from Humanities New York marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment by challenging the suffrage story most Americans learn in school | Launches August 26

See the upcoming New-York Historical Society program on August 20, “How Podcasting Brings Suffrage History to Life,“ featuring the Amended podcast host and series producer.

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Women and the American Story (WAMS)

A free curriculum website made up of primary and secondary sources that illuminate women’s diverse roles across U.S. history. Organized into 10 chronological and thematic units that cover the full survey, four of which are live.

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Women Have Always Worked (MOOC)

The first full-length Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on the history of women in America introduces students to historian’s work to uncover the place of women and gender in America’s past. Produced in collaboration with Columbia University.

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History @ Home

Weekly live online learning offerings from the New-York Historical Society Education Division, including K-12 sessions, professional development workshops, History Happy Hours, and daily lesson plans covering a wide range of topics across U.S. history.

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Blog: Women at the Center

The blog of the Center for Women’s History highlights exhibitions, programs, and education while promoting women’s history through original research, interviews, and guest posts.

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Exhibitions

(On view upon reopening)

February 28, 2020 to January 24, 2021

Women March

New-York Historical Society
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February, May, and June 2020

Project 19: 19 Commissions to Celebrate the Centennial of the 19th Amendment

New York Philharmonic
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Online Exhibit

Women of the Nation Arise! Staten Islanders in the Fight for Women’s Right to Vote

Staten Island Museum
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Ongoing

Activist New York

Museum of the City of New York
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Programs and Events

August

August 18, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

100 Years | 100 Women: Part II

Park Avenue Armory
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August 18, 2020 from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm

Doc Chat Episode 2: Forgotten Feminist “Militant Maud Malone”

New York Public Library
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August 18, 2020 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Women + Power: 100 Years After the 19th Amendment – Part 1, Body Power

Brooklyn Historical Society
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August 20, 2020 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

How Podcasting Brings Suffrage History to Life

New-York Historical Society
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Past Programs, Events, and Exhibitions

February

February 15, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 9:30 pm

100 Years | 100 Women: Part I

Park Avenue Armory
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February 20, 2020 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

What Women Can Do for America—Geraldine Ferraro and the 1984 Presidential Campaign

New-York Historical Society
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March

Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 9:00 am and 2:00 pm

The Diane and Adam E. Max Conference on Women’s History – From Suffrage to Power: Reflections on Women’s Citizenship

New-York Historical Society
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Monday, March 2, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

Suffrage: Ellen Carol DuBois with Julie C. Suk

New York Public Library
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Monday, March 2, 2020 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Making Herstory with Amy Richards

Brooklyn Historical Society
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Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Women of the Nation Arise! (Public Opening and Reception)

Staten Island Museum
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Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Girls Behind Bars: A Historic Wrong and the Fight to End it

Brooklyn Historical Society
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Sunday, March 22, 2020 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

4th Annual Herstory Day

Museum of the City of New York
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July

July 26, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Panel Discussion: Perspectives on the Suffrage Centennial

Staten Island Museum (at home)
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August

August 5, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Threat of Dissent: Immigration & Free Expression

New-York Historical Society
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August 12, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Women, Politics, and Power

New-York Historical Society

 

August 13, 2020 airs 3:00 pm EDT

The 19th Represents

New York Philharmonic
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August 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Offstage: SUFFRAGIST

New York Times / The Public Theater
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