Women’s History Month in Washington, D.C

by on March 7th, 2015
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March is a great time to visit Washington, D.C. With a plethora of museums, D.C. is offering tribute to and plenty of information about women’s history.

Virtually every museum in The Smithsonian Institution is honoring different kinds of women in history, channeling the theme “Our History is Our Strength”, as well as offering plenty of events to keep both kids and family educated and occupied.

March 1 kicks off the Daily Film, The Mohawk Girls, playing all throughout March at 3:30 in the American Indian Museum, free of admission.

Bring the family out Saturday, March 3, 2012, from 11:30am – 3pm for Women’s History Month Family Day located at the Portrait Gallery. The day includes a celebration of the Girl Scouts, musical performances, presentations on women inventors, interviews of audience members, fashion show featuring vintage Girl Scout uniforms, and activities centered around art, science, and stamp-collecting. Admission is free of charge.

On March 4-12, 18-27 in the American History Museum, take part in a 20 minute performance with the seamstress who sewed the Star-Spangled Banner. Participants help assemble the flag and learn about its history, free of admission.

The Discovery Theater in the American Indian Museum will be portraying Sacajawea’s Sisters at Rasmuson Theater, for ages 7 and up, on Tuesday, March 13. This production is a tribute to Sacagawea and her bravery.

Listen to anthropologist and artist Dr. Diana Baird N’Diaye and aesthestic surgeon Dr. Monte Harris lead a community discussion on hair, health and culture Sunday, March 4, 2012, 2pm, free of charge. Located in the Program Room at the Anacosta Community Museum.

Other events include but are not limited to More information on tickets, times, and details can be found here.

The Twins Jazz Club located at 1344 U St. NW Washington is also celebrating Women’s History Month, so come out and listen to women like Leslie Casey, Emy Tseng, or Andrea Pais sing and play jazz. Doors open at 6pm and the dinner menu is available for late hours.

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