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March 1, 2021

2021 Women's History Month Statewide Events

by
Office of State History

Women’s History Month Events

The following are some examples of Women’s History Month Events taking place at museums and historical societies across New York State. Check back often for updates.

Capital Region

“Women of Science: the Amazing Freshwater Mussel”
New York State Museum
March 4th, 1:00pm
More information: http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/programs/facebook-live-amazing-freshwater-mussel

“Women of Science: Bioarchaeology Basics with Julie Weatherwax and Lisa Anderson”
New York State Museum
March 5th, 10:00am
More information: http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/programs/video-presentation-bioarchaeology-basics-julie-weatherwax-and-lisa-anderson

“Women’s History Month Collection Tour”
New York State Museum
March 10th, 1:00pm
More information: http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/programs/women-history-month-collections-tour

“Women’s History Month: Interview with Artist Lucy Bohnsack”
New York State Museum
March 25th, 10:00am
More information: http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/programs/interview-artist-lucy-bohnsack-pre-recorded

“Dr. Dorothy L. Brown and the Politics of Adoption and Abortion, 1950-1968”
Underground Railroad Education Center
March 20th, 3:00pm
More information: https://undergroundrailroadhistory.org/libertycon-2021/

“On the Record with Livingston McVitty”
Clermont State Historic Site
March 27th, 2:00pm
More information: https://parks.ny.gov/events/event.aspx?e=16-28778.0

“The Mysteries of Serena Livingston”
Clermont State Historic Site
March 6th, 2:00pm
More information: https://parks.ny.gov/events/event.aspx?e=16-28773.0

“Suffrage in the Hudson Valley”
Clermont State Historic Site
March 13th, 2:00pm
More information: https://parks.ny.gov/events/event.aspx?e=16-28775.0

“Mrs. Livingston I Presume?”
Clermont State Historic Site
March 21st, 2:00pm
More information: https://parks.ny.gov/events/event.aspx?e=16-28777.0

“Eliza Pratt Greatorex & Frederic Church: Art, Travel, Faith, Home”
Olana State Historic Site
March 23rd, 6:00pm
More information: https://parks.ny.gov/events/event.aspx?e=23-28810.0

“Shattering Gender Barriers: Women Painters in the American Landscape Tradition”
Albany Institute of History and Art
March 18th, 7:00pm

More information: https://www.albanyinstitute.org/event/product/VIRTUAL-PRESENTATION-Shattering-Gender-Barriers-Women-Painters-in-the-American-Landscape-Tradition.html

“In Her Rightful Place: Women’s Roles in the Shaker Community”
Shaker Heritage Society
March 10th, 7:00pm
More information: https://home.shakerheritage.org/event/online-lecture-in-her-rightful-place-womens-roles-in-the-shaker-community/

"Women in War Part I: The Revolution and the Civil War"
Fulton County Historical Society
March 9th, 6:30pm
More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/236584924798022/

"Women in War Part II: The World Wars"
Fulton County Historical Society
March 16th, 6:30pm
More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/256182932706299/

New York City

“Women’s History Month: Women in Conservation”
NYC Parks
March 7th, 11:00am
More information: https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2021/03/07/womens-history-month-women-in-conservation

“Women’s History Month: Honoring Women in Central Park”
NYC Parks
March 13th, 11:00am
More information: https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2021/03/13/womens-history-month-honoring-women-in-central-park

“Women’s History Month: Gravesend Cemetery Tour”
NYC Parks
March 14th, 11:00am
More information: https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2021/03/14/womens-history-month-gravesend-cemetery-tour

“Women’s History Month: Explorers and Trailblazers”
NYC Parks
March 20th, 1:00pm
More information: https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2021/03/20/womens-history-month-women-in-conservation

“Women’s History Month: Anne Hutchinson”
NYC Parks
March 27th, 1:00pm
More information: https://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2021/03/27/womens-history-month-anne-hutchinson

“Tasty Characters: Gender and Marketing in the Food World”
New-York Historical Society
March 12th, 6:00pm
More information: https://www.nyhistory.org/programs/new-day-breakfast-and-gender-stereotypes

“Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight”
New-York Historical Society
March 18th, 6:00pm
More information: https://www.nyhistory.org/programs/lady-bird-johnson-hiding-plain-sight

“The Women’s Pages: A Hard Look at ‘Soft News’”
New-York Historical Society
March 19th, 1:00pm
More information: https://www.nyhistory.org/programs/the-womens-pages

“Women March”
New-York Historical Society
March 23rd, 5:00pm
More information: https://www.nyhistory.org/programs/women-march-virtual-presentation-5

“Elizabeth Britton and her Mosses”
Staten Island Museum
March 18th, 12:00pm
More information: https://www.statenislandmuseum.org/event/lunch-and-learn-elizabeth-britton-and-her-mosses/

“Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: Black Women in History and Struggle”
New York Public Library
March 4th, 6:30pm
More information: https://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2021/03/04/conversations-black-freedom-studies-black-women-history-and-struggle

North Country

“The Love Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox”
Fort Ticonderoga
March 21st, 2:00pm
More information: https://www.fortticonderoga.org/event/virtual-author-series-6/

Finger Lakes

“Radical Hospitality at the M’Clintock Home”
Women’s Rights National Park
March 1st-May 8th, 2:00pm
More information: https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?id=51689C55-0645-4E2E-2BD94A4E719DBCD8

“Center of the Rebellion: Elizabeth Cady Stanton House”
Women’s Rights National Park
March 1st-May 8th, 9:00am, 2:00pm
More information: https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?id=516E6087-FECD-50B3-4FBC2F94EA0ED383

“Revolutionary Roots: The 1848 Convention”
Women’s Rights National Park
March 1st-May 8th, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm
More information: https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?id=5160111B-D105-366F-EC5DE5D46D5051B6

“Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Resisting the ‘Everlasting No’”
National Women’s Hall of Fame
March 10th, 2:00pm
More information: https://www.womenofthehall.org/event/road-scholars-virtual-lecture-series-present-elizabeth-cady-stanton-resisting-the-everlasting-no/

"Women's History Month"
Tompkins History Center
More information: https://thehistorycenter.net/Womens-History/

"The Agitators: A Virtual Evening with Author Dorothy Wickenden"
Seward House Museum and 
NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center & Auburn NY Visitor Center
March 8th, 7:00pm
More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/238094118046084/

"Shining a Light on Harriet Tubman"
NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center & Auburn NY Visitor Center
March 7th-14th
More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1153181235118072/

Hudson Valley

“The George and Mary Tour”
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
March 6th 13th 20th, 1:00pm
More information: https://parks.ny.gov/historic-sites/37/details.aspx

Greater Niagara

“Uncovering Women’s Hidden History in Our Community”
Buffalo History Museum

March 30th, 6:00pm
More information: https://buffalohistory.org/event/uncovering-womens-hidden-history-in-our-community/

"The Legacy of New York State Women's Suffragists"
Niagara University
March 17th, 12:00pm
More information: https://www.niagara.edu/womens-studies-event-calendar/show/1069

"Women's Studies and Women's Work at Niagara University and Beyond"
Niagara University
March 3rd, 12:00pm
More information: https://www.niagara.edu/womens-studies-event-calendar/show/1068

"#BronxLivesMatter: Mothers Against Crack, Crime and Malign Neglect in the Crack Era"
Niagara University
March 24th, 12:00pm
More information: https://www.niagara.edu/womens-studies-event-calendar/show/1074

"Barbara Smith: A Conversation"
University at Buffalo and Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor
March 10th, 7:00pm
More information: https://www.michiganstreetbuffalo.org/spring-speaker-series

"African American Women in National Defense"
University at Buffalo and Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor
March 17th, 7:00pm
More information: https://www.michiganstreetbuffalo.org/spring-speaker-series

"Through These Gates"
University at Buffalo and Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor
March 24th, 7:00pm
More information: https://www.michiganstreetbuffalo.org/spring-speaker-series

"The Lockwood Legacy: Belva Lockwood and the Fight for Equal Rights in America"
The History Center of Niagara
Ongoing Exhibit
More information: https://www.facebook.com/niagarahistorycenter/videos/the-lockwood-legacy-belva-lockwood-and-the-fight-for-equal-rights-in-america/459218195217317/ 

Central New York

“Provocative Mothers and their Precocious Daughters”
Susan B. Anthony Museum & House
March 23rd, 2:00pm
More information: https://susanb.org/event/provocative-mothers-with-suzanne-schnittman/  

“Suffragists: Public Relations Pioneers”
Susan B. Anthony Museum & House
March 8th, 1:00pm
More information: https://susanb.org/event/monday-lecture-series-march-2021/

"Shaping the Future: The Underground Railroad, Abolition and Women in Central New York"
Oneida County History Center
March 20th, 11:30am
More information: https://www.oneidacountyhistory.org/programs.html

Catskills

“Down Steep Rocks, Through Swamps & Woods We Came to this Celebrated Place: Women Artists Paint the American Landscape”
Thomas Cole National Historic Site
March 14th, 2:00pm
More information: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eSpxTfeFSqm-jqCPVSUFmQ

“Beyond Susan B. Anthony”
Historic Huguenot Street
March 25th, 7:00pm
More information: https://www.huguenotstreet.org/calendar-of-events/beyond-susan-anthony

Long Island

“The Founding Mothers of the United States”
Three Village Historical Society
March 15th, 7:00pm
More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-founding-mothers-of-the-united-states-registration-141861440387

“When Neighbors were Neighbors: Character Studies by Cornelia Huntington (1803-1890) from her Diary”
East Hampton Historical Society
March 26th, 7:00pm
More information: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApcu2rpz0tG9z2Fvtanoychs8hzRAarJQq

“Photographer Bernice Abbott”
Hofstra University Museum
March 12th, 3:00pm
More information: https://www.hofstra.edu/museum/calendar.html

“Virtual Museum Tour for Women’s History Month”
Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County
March 17th, 12:00pm
More information: https://www.hmtcli.org/events/museum-tour-womens-history-month-202