100 years ago the passage of the 19th Amendment guaranteed and protected women’s constitutional right to vote, and some powerful women taking part in the events at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, DC to mark this anniversary.
Fresh Talk: Art, Power, and the Vote: 100 Years After Suffrage
Sun., Nov. 17, 4:30–6 p.m. at NMWA
One-hundred years after the 19th Amendment that led to women’s suffrage, two artists making work in response to social unrest and two activists on the front lines join in conversation to discuss their push to work together towards social change.
Cultural Capital: 19: The Musical
Mon.–Wed., Nov. 25, 26 and 27, 7–9:30 p.m. at NMWA
NMWA hosts the world premiere of 19, a musical telling the little-known story of Alice Paul, Ida B. Wells, Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt, Inez Milholland and others who fought to get women the right to vote. Their inspirational story is brought to life through jazz, traditional musical standards, spoken word, gospel and dance.
Be sure to listen to our interview with the Director of the NMWA Susan Fisher Sterling.