Date: October 15, 2018 at 10:16:38 AM PDT
Subject: Up next at the Women's Museum
The Mission of the Women's Museum of California is to educate and inspire present and future generations on the accomplishments of women. Help us achieve that goal by "Giving the Gift of Herstory".
In The Gallery
Women in LawSeptember 7th - October 28th, 2018This exhibit recognizes many lawyers, judges, judicial officials who have fought legal battles every day on behalf of citizens who seek their expertise. The history presented in this exhibit acknowledges the contributions and influence of women lawyers, reminds us that the practice of law is a profession that embodies an ideal, and encourages us to work towards justice.Don't miss our public docent tour of the exhibit, October 7th, 13th, 21st, 27th at 2:00 PM
Marching Towards Empowerment: Beyond SuffrageNovember 02, 2018 - January 27, 2019Marching Towards Empowerment celebrates the legacy of women who protested and stood up to their government and demanded change. As visitors walk through this new exhibit they will walk within the footsteps of the fearless women who marched for equality, voting rights, labor reform, peace, reproductive rights, and the end of sexual violence. On display will be items from the Women's Museums' collection including suffrage memorabilia, artifacts from ERA and NOW marches in the 1960s and 70s, and over 50 signs from the 2017 Women's March.Don't miss our public docent tour of the exhibit, November 4th, 10th, 18th, and 24th at 2:00 PM
Museum Events and Programs
Saturday, October 20th at 10:30 AMWomen of the Gaslamp... A Walking TourMeet downtown San Diego for "A Walking Tour of the Gaslamp Quarter District" with highlights of the women who lived in the district, women who helped improve the lives of people living in the district, and those women who helped to "clean up" the district. Questions: What role did Lydia Knapp Horton and Dr. Charlotte Baker play in the district? Josie Earp? Clara Shortridge Foltz? Joan Crawford? We also will give a special nod to many of the 93 historic buildings.To RSVP please phone Anne at 858.245.1677 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:00 PMWomen in Law Panel DiscussionJoin the Women's Museum of California and UC Hastings College of the Law for a panel discussion on women in law.TicketsGeneral: $20Museum Members: $15
Thursday, October 25th at 5:30 PMPure Land and the Healing Power of Nature Book TalkJoin author Annette McGivney as she shares how a story assignment for Backpacker magazine changed her life and grew into the recent book Pure Land: A True Story of Three Lives, Three Cultures, and the Search for Heaven on Earth. McGivney will talk about her experiences and research around the connections between family violence and trauma -- and how a relationship to wild places can heal these wounds. October is national Domestic Violence Awareness Month and this presentation is intended to foster discussion about how violence against women not only impacts individuals and families but entire communities, as demonstrated in Pure Land.Tickets: $5
Thursday, November 1st at 6:00 PMVIP Opening Reception: Marching Towards EmpowermentSee the new Women's Museum of California exhibit before anyone else! Marching Towards Empowerment celebrates the legacy of women who protested and stood up to their government and demanded change. As visitors walk through this new exhibit they will walk within the footsteps of the fearless women who marched for equality, voting rights, labor reform, peace, reproductive rights, and the end of sexual violence. On display will be items from the Women's Museums' collection including suffrage memorabilia, artifacts from ERA and NOW marches in the 1960s and 70s, and over 50 signs from the 2017 Women's March.TicketsGeneral: $20Museums Members: Free
Community Partner Programs
Tuesday, October 16th at 6:30 PMWOSD Free Film NightFree film screening every 3rd Tuesday each monthDoors Open at 6:30 pmFilm Starts at 7 pm
Wednesday, October 17th at 6:00 PMNOW Monthly Meeting
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Tuesday, October 23rd at 1:30 PMMonthly OWL/WILPF MeetingCARA's Empowered Elder Workshop Presented by Susan Meyer, Southern CA OrganizerFree. Open to anyone interested.
Saturday, October 27th at 4:30 PMAAUW MeetingMeet The Author: Doreen MattinglyA Feminist In The White House: Midge Constanza, The Carter Years And America's Culture Wars
Saturday, November 3rd at 9:00 AMMonthly NOW Meeting
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