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Nine Women’s History Exhibits to See This Year in The United States

Posted by Jean-Yves on May 9, 2019
 

Across the Smithsonian, women’s history is at the forefront, in part because of the launching of the new American Women’s History Initiative. The National Museum of American History tells the story of women’s outsized role in domestic work, the National Museum of the American Indian drew attention to the kidnapping and murder rates of indigenous women in a month-long moving outdoor installation in March, and the National Portrait Gallery opened a brilliant exhibition on the push for women’s suffrage (more on that below), among many other events and happenings.

But the Smithsonian museums and loads of others across the country are keeping up the momentum throughout the year, staging female-focused exhibitions that highlight the remarkable achievements of women artists and changemakers today and throughout our nation’s history.

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