Events


Central

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission Meeting
October 3, 2019
12:30 p.m.
Ohio Statehouse, State Room
1 Capital Square, Columbus, OH 43215
For more information contact Alicia Lang at 614.752.8110

Celebrating 100 Years & Embracing the Future
March 31, 2020
7:00 pm
OSU Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus 43210
For more information please contact the Leage of Women Voters of Metroplitan Columbus at 614.837.1089 or [email protected]

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Northwest

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Northeast

19th Amendment Poster Scavenger Hunt
October 1 - December 10, 2019
100 posters about the Woman's Suffrage drive are located in businesses in Alliance, Salem, and Louisville. Contestants find 19 of them and are entered into a drawing for $50 vouchers.
For more information, contact the Alliance Area Preservation Society at 330.257.0323

 

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Southwest

Women Breaking Boundaries Cincinnati Art Museum Exhibit
October 11, 2019-April 12, 2020
Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45202
For more info: www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/womenbreakingboundaries

Ida B. Wells: A Passion For Justice
February 22, 2020, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Harriet Beecher Stowe House, 2950 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206
Kick off our the Year of the Woman series viewing and discussing an award-winning documentary. Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice documents the dramatic life and turbulent times of the pioneering African-American journalist, activist, suffragist and anti-lynching crusader of the post-Reconstruction period.
For more information: stowehousecincy.org/semi-colon-club.html

From Eve to Evolution: Darwin, Science, and Women's Rights in Gilded Age America
April 25, 2020, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Harriet Beecher Stowe House, 2950 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206
Come discuss Ohio author Kimberly Hamlin's first book, From Eve to Evolution, which analyzes how women used evolutionary theory for feminist purpose.
For more information, call 513.751.0651

We Are Your Sisters: Black Women in the Nineteenth Century
June 27, 2020, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Harriet Beecher Stowe House, 2950 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206
Come discuss We Are Your Sisters by historian Dorothy Sterling, a collection of letters, oral histories, and excerpts from diaries and autobiographies of black women ranging from periods of enslavement and family life to political activity after the Civil War.
For more information, call 513.751.0651

The Limits of Sisterhood: The Beecher Sisters on Women's Rights and Woman's Sphere
August 22, 2020, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Harriet Beecher Stowe House, 2950 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206
Come discuss the range of opinions the Beecher sisters held on topics such as the women's suffrage movement described in this book by Jeanne Boydston, Mary Kelley, and Anne Margolis. 
For more information, call 513.751.0651

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
October 24, 2020, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Harriet Beecher Stowe House, 2950 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45206
Come discuss Caroline Criado Perez's provocative book detailing the lack of data including women. She argues that because so much data fails to take into account gender, treating men as the default and women as atypical, bias and discrimination are baked into our systems. And women pay tremendous costs for this bias, in time, money, and often with their lives.
For more information, call 513.751.0651

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Southeast

Silent Sky
October 3-5, October 8-12, 2019; 8:00 p.m.
Forum Theater 35 College Street Athens, OH 45701
In honor of the centennial of women's suffrage, this play focuses on the career of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. Tickets are free for Ohio University students, $7 for other students, $10 for adults. American Sign Language performance on Oct. 10 and "talk back" sessions with the director following the Oct. 5 and 9 performances. For more info, call 740-593-1780.

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