Curator’s Cut: An Inside Look at DC’s Suffrage Exhibits
A Roundtable Discussion with DC’s Women’s Suffrage Curators
Live: Wednesday, May 27, 2020. 7:00-8:00pm eastern time
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This webinar was created with our partners at the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, with special introductions by Senator Barbara Mikulski and Martha Jones, Berkshire Conference of Women Historians 2020 Co-President.
Dr. Kate Clarke Lemay, curator, “Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence,” National Portrait Gallery online resources
- Smithsonian/National Portrait Gallery exhibition homepage with an overview of the exhibit, exhibition catalog and a link to selections from the exhibition on the Google Arts and Culture website.
- “Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence“: two 30-minute, curator led guided tours of the exhibit from C-Span’s American Artifacts/American History TV with full text transcript and related videos/ (brief excerpt below)
Corinne Porter, curator, “Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote”
National Archives online resources
- National Archives exhibition homepage includes 7 online exhibits, a 2-minute video about the exhibit, related resources and information about the Traveling Exhibit.
- “Rightfully Hers, American Women and the Vote” Exhibit: 48-minute curator led video from C-Span’s American Artifacts/American History TV with full text transcript and related videos
- “Rightfully Hers” exhibit tour at the National Archives: 8-minute curator-led gallery tour video (below)
Janice Ruth, curator: “Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote”
Library of Congress online resources
- Library of Congress Exhibition homepage includes extensive information about their five exhibits, multimedia about the exhibit (with the video below please be patient), and information about related events and online resources including digitized collections.
- Women’s Suffrage Centennial Exhibition | Library of Congress: short video overview of the exhibition and visitors to it. (below)