Free Landmark Lecture: Women and Slavery in Georgetown

September 21, 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

September 13, 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 16, 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 […]

Performance Art by Métis artist Jaime Black

March 21, 2019

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 […]

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 […]

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.