Part of our NWHM Presents! Series

Join the National Women’s History Museum on select Sundays each month as we bring you free virtual programming from the comfort of your home! From panel discussions, author talks, guest curated walk throughs of brand-new online exhibits and virtual workshops, we invite you to take a “women’s history break” with us to feel inspired and come away empowered by the stories of women on whose shoulders we now stand. All NWHM Presents! [email protected] programming is free to attend, but pre-registration is required.

The National Women’s History Museum strives to provide programs that are accessible to all visitors. For questions, or to request accommodations such as an ASL interpreter or captioning, please email [email protected] at least 7 days in advance of the program.


One Year Later: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Sunday, September 19, 3:00pm EDT

Join the National Women's History Museum on Sunday, September 19th at 3:00pm EDT as we honor Justice Ginsburg one year after her death. Amanda L. Tyler, who co-authored Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue: A Life’s Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union (University of California Press, March 16th 2021) with the formidable Ginsburg will be joined on the virtual stage by Dr. Melissa Murray, Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law at NYU School of Law for a conversation that honors her legacy of breaking barriers, fighting for gender equality, and inspiring multiple generations of women to pursue their dreams and the power of the ballot.

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"The Missing Waves of Feminism" Symposium Series
September 26 and December 12
6:00pm ET

In celebration of 25 years of service and dedication to amplifying women’s distinct contributions to our nation’s history, the National Women’s History Museum is proud to present this four-part virtual panel discussion series, “The Missing Waves of Feminism.” “The Missing Waves” examines the “lost eras” of the traditionally recognized canon of the Four Waves of Feminism, including examples of early activism, the roles of minority women, and the impact of social movements that continued to progress for women’s rights even as the nation’s attention was turned to wars, pandemics, and internal disputes.

Highlighting barrier-breaking women, scholars, and activists whose work centers around citizenship, equity, voter suppression, equal pay, and social justice, the panelists represent a diverse array of disciplines and cultural studies. Using a virtual platform, this eye-opening series strives to connect audiences with presenters whose intellect and talents demonstrate women’s backbone, ingenuity, and forward thinking from the late 18th century to the start of this new decade.

These events are free to attend, but advance registration is required.

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The Missing Waves of Feminism: The Third Wave
Sunday, September 26th 6:00pm ET

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The Missing Waves of Feminism: The Fourth Wave
Sunday, December 12th 6:00pm ET

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Until I Am Free: In Conversation with Author Dr. Keisha N. Blain
Sunday, October 24, 3:00pm EDT

Join the NWHM on Sunday, October 24th at 3:00pm EDT as we welcome award-willing historian and New York Times best-selling author Keisha N. Blain for a conversation about her book, Until I Am Free. In Until I Am Free, Blain situates Fannie Lou Hamer as a key political thinker alongside leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Rosa Parks and demonstrates how her ideas remain salient for a new generation of activists committed to dismantling systems of oppression in the United States and across the globe. Explores the Black activist’s ideas and political strategies, highlighting their relevance for tackling modern social issues including voter suppression, police violence, and economic inequality.

A blend of social commentary, biography, and intellectual history, Until I Am Free is a manifesto for anyone committed to social justice. The book challenges us to listen to a working-poor and disabled Black woman activist and intellectual of the civil rights movement as we grapple with contemporary concerns around race, inequality, and social justice.

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Watch previous [email protected] events here:

/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2020-11/USMC%20Women%27s%20Reserve.jpg | "Be a Marine, Free a Marine to Fight" Virtual Exhibit Tour | | Virtual tour of NWHM’s online exhibit, "'Be a Marine, Free a Marine to Fight': The United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve in WWII."
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2020-12/A%20Call%20to%20Spy%20NWHM.png | A Call to Spy Discussion with Sarah Megan Thomas | | Discussion with writer, producer, and actress Sarah Megan Thomas about her latest movie, A Call to Spy.
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2021-07/bessie-coleman_centennial_1080x1080.png | A Centennial Celebration of Bessie Coleman | | Watch this special NWHM [email protected] celebrating trailblazing aviator Bessie Coleman, featuring a historical reenactment presented by Gigi Coleman, Bessie’s great-niece.
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2020-09/Colorado%20Women%20in%20WWII.png | Colorado Women in World War II | | Discussion with author Gail M. Beaton, who shed light on women’s participation in WWII. Recorded on September 20, 2020.
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2021-05/feminsm-first-wave_1080x1080.png | Feminism: The First Wave Guest Curator-Led Virtual Tour | | Join the National Women's History Museum in this curator-led virtual walk through of our online exhibit, Feminism: The First Wave.
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2020-09/First%20But%20Not%20the%20Last%281%29.png | "First But Not the Last" Virtual Tour | | Join NWHM on a virtual tour of our online exhibit, First But Not the Last.
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2021-02/Rosa%20Parks%20NWHM%20Square.png | Commemorating Rosa Parks' Activism | | Dr. Brenna Wynn Greer joins NWHM for a conversation commemorating Rosa Parks’ inspiring activism on what would be her 108th birthday (February 4, 1913).
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2021-02/Harriet%20Tubman%20Virtual%20Walk-Through.png | Harriet Tubman Virtual Exhibit Walk-Through | | Join NWHM for a special guest curator-led virtual tour of NWHM’s online exhibit, Harriet Tubman.
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2021-08/birmingham_1080x1080.png | Letter From a Birmingham Jail: A Conversation with Mrs. Willie Mackey King | | Join NWHM for a conversation with Mrs. Willie Mackey King about her role typing the "Letter From a Birmingham Jail." | A Midday Musical Concert and Conversation | | Join NWHM for an inspiring concert and conversation with pianist Donna Weng Friedman and violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins.
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2020-10/Picturing%20Political%20Power%20Logo.png | Picturing Political Power with Allison Lange | | Join NWHM and author Allison K. Lange for exploration of how political imagery depicted women suffragists and how women in political power are portrayed today.
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2021-02/Jan%2024%20Teachers%27%20March%20-%20IG%20Post.png | Remembering Lula & the Selma Teachers' March | | Watch this compelling conversation with sisters Joyce Parrish O'Neal and Phyllis Parrish Alston as they reflect on the bravery of their mother and the 100 teachers who demonstrated in the Teachers' March in 1965 in Selma, Alabama.
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2021-01/Representation%20With%20a%20Hyphen%20Walkthrough.png | "Representation with a Hyphen" Virtual Tour | | Join NWHM for a virtual walk-through of our exhibit on Latinas in the fight for women's suffrage.
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2021-02/Sojourner%20Truth.png | Sojourner Truth Virtual Exhibit Tour | | Join us for a curator-led virtual tour of our online exhibit, Sojourner Truth, with Kerri Lee Alexander, exhibit curator and former Education and Public History Fellow at the NWHM (2018-2020).
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2021-01/Standing%20Up%20for%20Change%20-%20IG%20Post.png | "Standing Up for Change" Virtual Tour | | Join NWHM for a virtual walk-through of our exhibit, "Standing Up for Change: African American and the Civil Rights Movement."
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2020-12/We%20Gather%20Together%20NWHM%20Presents.png | We Gather Together with Denise Kiernan | | NWHM joins author Denise Kiernan for a conversation about her new book, "We Gather Together." Moderated by New York Times bestselling author Kate Andersen Brower.
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2021-02/Run%20to%20Win%20Square.png?itok=VtMjor6q | Women Changing the World: A Conversation with Stephanie Schriock | | Author/activist Stephanie Schriock joined NWHM for a conversation, moderated by María Theresa Kumar, about Stephanie's new book, "Run to Win: Lessons in Leadership for Women Changing the World!"
/sites/default/files/styles/original_resolution/public/images/2021-05/WAC_1080x1080_V2.png | Women's Army Corps Guest Curator-Led Virtual Tour | | Join NWHM museum educator Liz Eberlein for a guest curator-led virtual tour of this popular online exhibit, presented in honor and observance of National Military Appreciation Month.