This annual event allows visitors to engage with women’s history, focusing on the revolutionary 1848 Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention through art, storytelling, speakers, and special programming. [Read more…] about Women’s Rights Historical Park’s Virtual Convention Days 2021
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Women’s Rights National Historical Park (NHP) has announced their Summer 2021 Virtual Teacher Workshop, “Reform, Revolution, & Relatedness,” a four-day virtual workshop from July 12th through 15th. [Read more…] about Women’s Rights Reform, Revolution, & Relatedness Teacher Workshop
The Women’s Rights National Historical Park and The Friends of Women’s Rights National Historical Park have announced the opening of Radical Optimism: The Enduring Power of the Women Who Won the Vote, a new exhibit at the Fall Street Visitor Center in Seneca Falls, NY. [Read more…] about Suffrage Centennial Exhibit Now on Display in Seneca Falls
On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment became part of the U.S. Constitution and the right to vote in the U.S. could no longer be denied on the basis of sex. The fight for women’s suffrage was complex and interwoven with issues of civil and political inequalities for some Americans.
Women’s Rights National Historical Park (NHP) has announced Equality Weekend-Seneca Falls, a series of online programs being held August 22-23 to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification. [Read more…] about Virtual Seneca Falls Equality Weekend Starts Saturday
Women’s Rights National Historical Park (NHP) has announced Virtual Convention Days 2020, a series of online programs being held July 17-19. [Read more…] about Women’s Rights Park Hosting Virtual Convention Days
In recognition of 2020 and the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, Women’s Rights National Historical Park has invited the public to participate in a virtual transcribe-a-thon through the Library of Congress to help build their available sources of research.
From the safety of their own homes, volunteers can lend their hands to transcribing historical documents belonging to leaders of the women’s suffrage movement. [Read more…] about Quarantine Pastimes: Help Transcribe Women’s Rights History
The Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, NY, has opened a new, temporary art exhibit, “Pictures of Equality.”
This art installation was created in partnership with the International Fiber Collaborative, which worked with students and teachers to create art in response to the question, “What does it mean to be equal?” Nearly 500 students from 20 schools in New York, Colorado, Wyoming, North Carolina, Montana and Illinois created art for this exhibit. [Read more…] about Women’s Rights Park Features Youth Art Exhibit
Women’s Rights National Historical Park (NHP) has announced that Convention Days 2019 have been set for July 19–21 from 9 am to 5 pm, each day.
The Convention Day theme “Back to our Roots,” focuses on the early days of the Women’s Rights Movement. The program explores the early movement, its leaders and the impact those roots continue to have on women’s rights today. This year’s event sets the scene for the upcoming 2020 centennial of women’s right to vote ratified with the 19th Amendment in 1920. [Read more…] about Women’s Rights Convention Days July 19-21
The Women’s Rights National Historical Park is set to host “Music in Your Park,” an event including The Rochester Oratorio Society and the Albany Symphony, on Saturday, May 18th from 1 to 4 pm, in the Wesleyan Chapel, located at 126 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY.
Suffragists used tunes from commonly known songs or hymns and added their own lyrics to create anthems of the women’s rights movement. These songs addressed women’s status, relationships, and shared their dreams and goals. [Read more…] about Women’s Rights National Park Hosting Suffrage ‘Music in Your Park’
The Women’s Rights National Historical Park (NHP) has announced the 2018 Convention Days have been set for July 20-22.
2018 will commemorate the 225th birthday of the reformer, orator, and preacher, Lucretia Mott; the bicentennial of Frederick Douglass; and the 170th anniversary of the First Women’s Rights Convention. Events are free and include children’s activities, art projects, live music, living history programs, speakers, and more. [Read more…] about Women’s Rights Convention Days July 20–22 in Seneca Falls