Beyond Suffrage Programs
Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics (on view through August 5) traces a century of women’s political activism in New York City from the struggle to win the vote, through the 20th century, and into our own times. Join us for a series of programs inspired by the exhibition that examine how women continue to redefine their roles, both inside and outside of government.
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Event Wednesday, October 25, 6:30pm
Past Event: In the Halls of Power: Women and the Future of New York PoliticsA distinguished panel of current and veteran NYC politicians examines the future of women in city politics.
Event Wednesday, January 24, 6:30pm
Past Event: The Legacy of Shirley Chisholm: Screening and ConversationJoin Shola Lynch for a screening and discussion of her documentary, "Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed," with Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and Donna Brazile.
Event Wednesday, February 28, 6:30pm
Past Event: Performance & Protest in Public ArtTania Bruguera and Kate Gilmore examine performance art as a medium for critiquing politics, gender, and society.
Event Sunday, March 25, 1:00pm
Past Event: A City Made by Women: A SymposiumExplore the rich history of feminist activism in New York City featuring Teen Vogue’s new executive editor and leading scholars.
Event Sunday, March 25, 3:00pm
Past Event: Feminist Wikipedia Edit-a-ThonJoin us for a coffee-fueled Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon to expand and improve the historical record of feminist activism.
Event Thursday, April 5, 6:30pm
Past Event: Feminists in Fashion with Norma Kamali and Christene BarberichDesigner Norma Kamali and Christene Barberich, co-founder of Refinery29, discuss the connections between fashion and feminism.
Event Saturday, June 9, 10:30am
Past Event: Radical Routes Tour: Harlem's Women ActivistsExplore the neighborhood of Harlem as an epicenter of social activism on this multimedia tour.
Event Wednesday, July 18, 7:30pm
Past Event: Make Some Noise at MCNYAs the grand finale of our "Beyond Suffrage" exhibition, join us for an intimate outdoor concert celebrating women in music.
Event Wednesday, August 1, 6:00pm