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Votes…For Women?: Art Exhibit Opening Reception and Presentation

September 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

 

Middlebury College

Votes…For Women?:  Art Exhibit Opening Reception and Presentation
Friday, September 13, 2019 | 4:30 PM
MAHANEY ARTS CENTER, LOWER LOBBY
MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE
72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury

One hundred years ago, Americans embraced the right for women to vote by ratifying the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. Professor of History Amy Morsman discusses the arguments, strategies, and tactics of the movement for women’s suffrage both nationally and locally, while also exploring its conflicts and legacies. Professor Morsman specializes in women’s history and the historical evolution of gender roles, race relations, and regional differences.  FREE event, all welcome, refreshments served. Co-sponsored by Vermont Suffrage Centennial Alliance.  FREE event, all welcome, refreshments served.

Exhibit will run in the Christian A. Johnson Memorial Gallery until December 8, 2019.

Museum hours:
Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 12 noon–5 p.m.
Closed Mondays; all College holidays, including November 28–29, 2019

Press Images


The suffragette hikers led by General Rosalie Jones at the Capitol
The suffragette “hikers” led by General Rosalie Jones at the Capitol, about to march up Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C., February 27, 1913. Photograph by Underwood & Underwood. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art, purchase with funds provided by the the Memorial Art Acquisition Fund and the Reva B. Seybolt ’72 Art Acquisition Fund, 2018.
Suffrage Parade on 5th Avenue, October 23, 1915
Suffrage Parade on 5th Avenue, [New York, NY, October 23, 1915]. Photograph by Underwood & Underwood. Collection of Middlebury College Museum of Art, purchase with funds provided by the the Memorial Art Acquisition Fund and the Reva B. Seybolt ’72 Art Acquisition Fund, 2018.

Venue

Middlebury College
14 Old Chapel Rd
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States
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802.443.5000
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http://www.middlebury.edu