Profs & Pints DC: The Six Wives of Henry VIII

May 15, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Six Wives of Henry VIII,” with Amy Leonard, associate professor of history at Georgetown University and scholar of women during the early modern period. […]

Women’s History Month Tea & Tour

February 9, 2023

Indulge in tea service with scones, sweets and sandwiches, then tour the historic house in this special program that examines women of the Peter family, as well as, women who […]

Mapping Georgetown: Tour Guides Capture Tudor Place Women’s History

April 11, 2022

Hot off the presses — Congratulations to our very own Tour Of Her Own (TOHO) tour guides on publishing “111 Places in Women’s History in Washington, D.C.”! We were delighted […]

Mapping Georgetown: A Georgetowner Leaving Her Mark

March 28, 2022

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.”  ~ Lady Bird Johnson One day, as my mom and I were picking weeds along the alley bricks, I decided to give [the alley] […]

Free Landmark Lecture: Women and Slavery in Georgetown

September 1, 2021

Elsa Mendoza, Assistant Curator, Georgetown Slavery Archive, Georgetown University will speak about women and slavery at Georgetown, and will examine women’s unique roles in the history of slavery in Georgetown […]

Profs & Pints DC: Women and the French Revolution

August 26, 2021

Profs and Pints presents: “Women and the French Revolution,” a look at feminism’s role and rise in France’s transformative conflict, with Amy Leonard, associate professor of history at Georgetown University. […]

Historically Speaking: A Women’s History With Ruth E. Carter

March 6, 2021

Historically Speaking: A Women’s History With Ruth E. Carter Tuesday, March 16; 7 p.m.–8 p.m. Spotlighting the amazing breadth of her work, renowned costume designer Ruth E. Carter discusses her […]

Special Tour— Native Women Rising, a Women’s History Month Tour of Nation to Nation

March 18, 2019

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during the month of March 1:30–2:30 PM Meet in the Potomac Atrium, First Level Cultural Interpreters from the National Museum of the American Indian lead a […]

Performance Art by Métis artist Jaime Black

Métis artist Jaime Black conceptualized the outdoor art installation “The REDress Project.” The artist will engage with the red dresses displayed along the Riverwalk located in the museum’s Native landscape […]

Pelosi Donates Speaker’s Gavel, Suit to Smithsonian (photos)

March 8, 2018

Also among the donated items: the speech Nancy Pelosi gave when sworn in as speaker of the House, the Congressional Record containing the speech and the tally sheet of the vote electing her.