Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month at The National Constitution Center

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Girl Scout Day  A special day meant for scouts, scout leaders and families to learn more about women’s role in history through featured guided tours, educational games, activities and more!

When? Saturday, March 10th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where? 525 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Price? Scouts: $14 ~ Adults: $12 ~ Free Scout Leader with 10 scouts

*Reservation Recommended

Decoding the Lyrics: “Bad Romance: Women’s Suffrage”  A modern twist on interpreting history, Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” music video is altered to tell the story of the women’s suffrage movement. Enjoy, ponder and analyze together!

When? Daily through March (Subject to change 3/10 & 3/24)

Where? 525 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Price: General Admission Prices Apply

Women’s History Self Guided Tours and Giant Game Board Activity  Explore all the Constitution Center has to offer featuring artifacts and information about Women’s Suffrage, then test your knowledge at their giant game board!

When? Daily through March (Subject to change 3/10 & 3/24)

Where? 525 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Price: General Admission Prices Apply

*For more information about events at the National Constitution Center visit their website here.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Collection Tour: Women in Art  Exploring the essential role women have played in the creation of art!

When? ? Wednesday, March 7th at 12:00 PM ? Tuesday, March 13th at 10:15 AM ? Thursday, March 15th at 12:00 PM

Where? 2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Price: General Admission Prices Apply

For more information about the collection tours or events reserved for members only visit The Philadelphia Museum of Art website. 

The Franklin Institute

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Women in Science  A special day at the Franklin Institute celebrating, honoring, bringing to light, the role and achievements women have gained in scientific history.

When? Saturday, March 17th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where? 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (museum-wide)

Price: General Admission Applies

Special Presentation: A Conversation with South Korea’s First Astronaut Soyeon Yi

When? Saturday, March 17th from 1:00-2:30

Where? Musser Demonstration Theatre (located in the Franklin Institute)

Price: Free with general admission

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All-Girls Camp In  A regular activity at the Franklin Institute this Camp-In for children ages 6-13 is just for girls! It isn’t specifically for Women’s History Month but what a great way to celebrate female accomplishments surrounded by other girls!

When? Starting Friday, March 23rd at 6:30 pm ending Saturday, March 24th at 9:30 am

Where? 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Price? Members: $39.50 per person General Public: $49.50

For more information about all these events visit the Franklin Institute Website here. For more information about Camp-In visit their website here.

32nd MCJW Awards Luncheon & Economic Empowerment Seminar

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In memory of Madam CJ Walker, 3 Black Female Entrepreneurs will be honored with the MCJAward and 3 Black girls and women will receive scholarship awards! Starting at 9:00 am there will be a complementary economic empowerment seminar offered!

When? Saturday, March 17th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where? 201 N 17th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 (Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel)

Price? $88.50 per ticket

** To RSVP visit the event page hosted by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc

Independence Hall

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Ranger Program: Ladies of Liberty, Justice, and Equality

When? Saturday, March 10th from 3:00pm-3:30pm

Where? Portrait Gallery in the Second Bank of the U.S., Chestnut Street between 4th and 5th Streets

Price: This talk is free

House Tour: Women in the Life of Edgar Allan Poe

When? Saturday, March 24th from 1:00pm -1:45pm

Where? Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, 532 N. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Price: This tour is free

Ranger Program: “Women of the Revolution: Heroes and Villians”

When? Sunday, March 31st from 2:00pm -2:45pm

Where? Benjamin Franklin Museum, enter from Chestnut Street or Market Street between 3rd and 4th Streets

Price: This talk is free

For more detailed information about each of these events visit the National Park Service Calendar here.

The Museum of the American Revolution

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History After Hours: Fierce Females  Exploring the brave women who played a role in the Revolutionary War. Including a discussion of a book written about America’s first female soldier, Deborah Sampson, who successfully disguised herself as a man and fought in the Revolutionary War!

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When? Tuesday, March 6th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Where? 101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Price: Non-members: $10 Members: Free 

** Please bring lightly worn, donatable clothing for Career Wardrobe aimed at using clothing and professional development to empower women!

For more information visit the Museum of the American Revolution website here.

The Betsy Ross House

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Stitching the Story Together: Betsy Ross and the American Flag

Explore the life and story that made Betsy Ross one of the most well-known women in American history!

When? Opens Thursday, March 1st

Where? 239 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Women’s History Month Celebration  Wrap up an exciting month at the Betsy Ross House with an entire free day of exploring colonial women and their role in history with the family!

When? Saturday, March 31st from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Where? 239 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

For more information visit the Betsy Ross House website here.

Women’s History Month in Historic Germantown

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Historic Germantown will be hosting a variety of women’s history series during the Saturdays in March!

A Visit with Lucy Say

When? Saturday, March 10th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Where? Wyck Historic House 6026 Germantown Ave Philadelphia, PA 19144

Harriet Tubman

When?  Saturday, March 17th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Where? Wyck Historic House 6026 Germantown Ave Philadelphia, PA 19144

Let the Daughters of Liberty Nobly Arise: Women & Poetry, Past and Present

When? Saturday, March 17th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Where? Stenton 4601 North 18th Street Philadelphia, PA 19140

* For more information visit the Historic Germantown Website

The Women’s Film Festival

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This will be the festivals fourth year and they plan to “take it to the next level in 2018.” Interested in female-centric roles, producers, writers & creators? The Woman’s Film Festival is perfect for you! The viewings will take place at various times and locations throughout the city so check out their website and buy tickets early for the shows you’re dying to see!

When? Friday, March 16th through Saturday, March 24th

Where? Time and location vary (click here for more details)

World Cafe Live

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Program by Sistahs Attune  a group of vocalists with the mission to increase performance opportunities and outlets for women of color! The night will include both live musical performances and art-related initiatives.

When? Sunday, March 25th from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm (doors at 7)

Where? 3025 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (upstairs)

Price? $15 adv, $20 door (all proceeds go to charity)

The Galleries at Moore

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Not Ready to Make Nice Guerrilla Girls Exhibition in the Artworld and Beyond  helps to portray the important past and ongoing work of influential artists whose work expresses feminism and social change.

When? January 20th through March 17th

Where? 1916 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

* For more information visit the Galleries at Moore Website here.

Nasty Women of the Metropolitan Museum (New York City)

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Hosted by Shady Ladies Tours, which was originally created to explore the raunchy and scandalous backstories of some of the most famous artworks in the world, has come up with a special tour inspired by Women’s History Month. “Nasty Women,” represents the strong, smart and determined women who broke the rules of their time and were both discriminated and admired for these acts. The name stems from the time that Donald Trump referred to Hillary Clinton as a “nasty woman.” It strives to bring light to all the “nasty women,” who shattered glass ceilings and created change for women in history.

When? ? Saturday, March 3rd & 10th & 17th and 24th and 31st at 1:15 PM  ? Sunday, March 18th & 25th at 2:00 PM

Where? 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028

Price: Adult: $59 Senior: $49 Student: $39 Met Member: $39 Children under 15: $29

* For more information and to schedule a tour visit the Shady Lady Tours Website here

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