Upcoming Women’s History Month Events

Check out these exciting events during Women’s History Month (March 2013) that are open to the public:

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.

72 Years of Fighting for the Vote
Saturday, March 2, 11 AM-12:30 PM—The George Washington University Lisner Auditorium
21st at H Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20052
Up front seating included in VIP Package
Learn more about how women’s right to vote was won after a 72-year fight, involving three generations of women.  Enjoy 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. No ticket necessary. Near the Foggy Bottom Metro stop.

“First Ladies: Hidden in Plain Sight”
Cokie Roberts and Professor Catherine Allgor
Monday, March 4   5:30-7pm–The Arts Club of Washington, DC   2071 I (Eye) St, NW
For ticket purchase: http://nwhm.ticketleap.com/first-ladies-hidden-in-plain-sight/
Ticket included in VIP Package
Journalist Cokie Roberts, author of two books on America’s First Ladies of the infancy of the country, will talk with Professor Catherine Allgor, author of a recent biography of Dolley Madison and Director of Education at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, CA.  They will focus on the challenges of telling the stories of the First Ladies.  Wine and cheese will be served.  Near the Foggy Bottom and Farragut West Metro stops.