February 11th, 2011
Join us at a Gala event in honor of the National Women’s History Museum, introducing Joan Wages, President & CEO
Thursday, March 31, 2011
The Hyatt Regency
Two Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Hosted by the New Jersey Regional Council of the National Women’s History Museum:
Senator Barbara Buono
Councilwoman Mildred Crump
To purchase tickets online: http://nwhm.givezooks.com/events/nwhm-new-jersey-regional-council-event
To pay by check or credit card, print out the registration form, complete the information, indicate credit or check (payable to: the National Women’s History Museum). Send the form with preferred method of payment to:
National Women’s History Museum
c/o Sally Anderson/NJ Gala event
205 S. Whiting Street, Suite 254
Alexandria, VA 22304
RSVP to: Janice Kovach at NWHMNJGala@gmail.com or call 908-399-8921 by March 28th
June 25th, 2010
~ Celebrate Women ~
Our Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C., has many wonderful museums, but one important museum is missing. Help us to recognize and honor the lives of Women.
Help us build The National Women’s History Museum.
The National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) is a nonprofit, educational organization. Our mission is to enlighten the public on women’s many contributions to our nation.
The NWHM website (www.nwhm.org) provides a wealth of information, including 19 online exhibits and over 250 fascinating biographies. Legislation has been passed by the House and is pending in the Senate.
Click here to view Ticket Prices
To RSVP: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-546-9250.
To order tickets (via a mail-in form) click here.
To order tickets online, click here. PLEASE BE SURE TO DESIGNATE THE SEPTEMBER 21ST EVENT.
April 19th, 2010
The NWHM and Good Housekeeping event was a spectacular success! Below are links to websites that have covered the event. Keep checking back for more information! Read the rest of this entry »
February 24th, 2010
The National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) is pleased to announce the launch of its newest Online Exhibit today entitled “Claiming Their Citizenship: African American Women From 1624-2009.” The exhibit seeks to present African American women collectively and exceptionally throughout American history. Starting with Isabel, the first known African American woman, in 1624 and climaxing with First Lady Michelle Obama in 2008, African American women have contributed to the warp and woof of American history, culture and character. Click here to view the exhibit. Read the rest of this entry »
February 19th, 2010
Shine On: Celebrating 125 Years of Women Making their Mark
To purchase tickets, go to http://www.nycitycenter.org/tickets/productionNew.aspx?performanceNumber=5265#programs
Orchestra seats, plus access to the VIP cocktail reception: $1250
Grand Tier category A seats, plus access to the VIP cocktail reception: $750
Grand Tier category B: $450
Mid Mezzanine: $250
Rear Mezzanine: $75
Front Gallery: $45
January 7th, 2010
Celebrate the birthday of author Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891) by reading her biography here.
September 10th, 2009
Seeing the wonderful new movie “Julie and Julia” about Julia Child, the famous cookbook author, and Julie Powell, blogger and author, and afterwards a preview of the upcoming movie “Amelia” about Amelia Earhart I began thinking about the biographical movies of women in history (and/or women’s history itself). My favorite women’s history movie is “Iron Jawed Angels” about the awful treatment meted on suffragettes Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, who led the final fight for the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. Read the rest of this entry »
September 3rd, 2009
Prudence Crandall was born today on September 3, 1803.
Prudence Crandall was a remarkable woman who opened one of the first schools for African American girls, despite the ridicule and harassment she faced because of her actions. Read the rest of this entry »
August 26th, 2009
Senator Barbara Mikulski often refers to the male senators who support women’s issues as “galahads.” Edward Kennedy has been among those senators. He has was a champion for women and families, a strong advocate for Title IX granting women greater participation in college sports; and more recently a leader in passing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act that ensures equal pay for equal work. Read the rest of this entry »
August 20th, 2009
On August 20, 1904, sociologist Rose Hum Lee was born. In 1955, Dr. Lee became the first Chinese American woman to chair an American university department. Read more about her in Chinese American Women: A History of Resilience and Resistance.