Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence
September 17–December 12, 2020
Sarah K. Newberry Gallery
The story of women’s suffrage is a story of voting rights, of inclusion in and exclusion from the franchise, and of our civic development as a nation. Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence, a poster exhibition from the Smithsonian, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment and explores the complexity of the women’s suffrage movement and the relevance of this history to Americans’ lives today. Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery. This project received support from the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative.
Image: Equality Is the Sacred Law of Humanity, c. 1903–1915 Lithograph by Egbert C. Jacobson Courtesy of Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.
Admission – Reservations are required.
Exhibition Admission — $10 admission for non member adults during Hofmann to Warhol; $3 for college students; Children & Museum Members free
ArtZone Admission — Free for all
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