March is Women's History Month
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.

2018 Event Highlights


March 8 – 10

The Art of Canadian Women
In collaboration with the Embassy of Canada, the museum celebrates noted Canadian artists Carla Hemlock (Kahnewake Mohawk) and Naomi Smith (Anishinaabe) with a three-day series of demonstrations and dialogues.

National Museum of the American Indian

Family Day

March 10

We Can Do It! Women in Aviation and Space Family Day
Women will have an immense impact on the future of space, aviation, and other STEM fields. Join us for a day of hands-on activities for families, Rosie the Riveter photo opportunities, and special guests who will inspire the next generation of women to break down barriers.

Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center

In Conversation with the Librarian of Congress

March 14

Hidden Figures
This event features Margot Lee Shetterly, author of “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race” and Donna Gigliotti, producer on the Academy Award-winning film “Hidden Figures,” based upon Shetterly's book. Livestreaming on Facebook and YouTube.

Library of Congress

In Conversation with the Librarian of Congress

March 15

Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists - featuring Whitney Sherman, Barbara Brandon-Croft and Jillian Tamaki
Carla Hayden will talk with a panel of women illustrators and cartoonists highlighted in the current exhibition and Library co-published book, “Drawn to Purpose.” Livestreaming on Facebook and YouTube.

Library of Congress

Panel Discussion

March 15

Women's Suffrage and the Vote: Funding Feminism
A panel discussion examining the role and sources of money in the suffrage fight—both in support of and in opposition to the suffrage amendment—as well as the role of money for elected women in contemporary political life.
Livestreaming on YouTube.

National Archives

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National Gallery of Art Library of Congress Smithsonian Institution National Archives United States Holocaust Memorial Museum National Park Service National Endowment for the Humanities