Upcoming Events

  1. Brave Girls Virtual Storytime: Dear Mr. Dickens

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    Calling all Brave Kids! Join the National Women’s History Museum’s Brave Girls Virtual Storytime and author Nancy Churnin as she reads her 2021 picture book, Dear Mr. Dickens, followed by a live Q&A with the audience.
  2. Brave Girls Virtual Storytime: Bringing in the New Year

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    Calling all young readers and their grownups! Join author Grace Lin to celebrate Lunar New Year as she reads her 2008 picture book, Bringing in the New Year. Grace will then lead our young readers in “draw along” and answer young readers questions!
  3. Women's History Book Club: The Woman Who Smashed Codes

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    Calling all book lovers! Join us for the second meeting of our Women’s History Book Club. We will discuss "The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies by Jason Fagone
  4. [email protected]: In Conversation with Professor Wanda A. Hendricks, Author of "The Life of Madie Hall Xuma"

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    Join us for a discussion with Wanda A. Hendricks on her new book, "The Life of Madie Hall Xuma: Black Women’s Activism During Jim Crow & Apartheid."
  5. Brave Girls Virtual Storytime: Dancing Hands

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    Calling all young readers and their grownups! Join author Margarita Engle as she reads her 2021 picture book, "Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln" in English and Spanish.
  6. [email protected]: At the Threshold of Liberty—African American Women in 19th Century Washington, D.C.

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    Join us for a discussion with Professor Tamika Y. Nunley on African American women’s experiences in 19th century Washington, D.C. and her award-winning book, "At the Threshold of Liberty: Women, Slavery, & Shifting Identities in Washington, D.C."
  7. Women Making History Awards 2023

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    Save the date! Join us in Washington, D.C. as we gather again to celebrate women's contributions—past, present and future—during the Women Making History Awards Gala.
  8. Women's History Book Club: Lifting as We Climb

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    Calling all book lovers! Join us in the third meeting of the Women’s History Book Club as we celebrate the opening of the Museum’s first exhibit and discuss “Lifting As We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box” by Evette Dionne.
  9. Women’s History Book Club: The Secret History of Home Economics

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    Calling all book lovers! Join us for the summer meeting of our Women’s History Book Club. We will discuss "The Secret History of Home Economics: How Trailblazing Women Harnessed the Power of Home and Changed the Way We Live" by Danielle Dreilinger.