Past Events


Central

Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission Meeting
July 29, 2019
4:00pm-5:00pm
Ohio Statehouse, State Room
1 Capital Square, Columbus, OH 43215
For more information contact Alicia Lang at 614-752-8110

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

 

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Northwest

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Northeast

Akron Rubber Ducks Women's Equality Day
August 25, 2019
2:00pm-5:00pm
Canal Park, 300 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44308
Ticket cost: $7.00
To purchase tickets, visit: groupmatics.events/s/other/womensequality
For questions about the event at large, please contact Sherry at [email protected]

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

Rally for Ratification
January 15, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
391 W. Washington St, Painesville Ohio 44060
Lake Erie College is hosting the Rally for Rarification as the kickoff for the yearlong Centennial Suffrage Celebration honoring our alumnae who empowered generations of women. On Jan 15th, Women in History are interpreting Susan B. Anthony, Jane Addams, Frances Jennings Casement and Olivia Woodhull.
For more information, call 440.375.7389

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Southwest

With Devotion 
January 17, 2020-February 15, 2020
The Contemporary Dayton (formerly the Dayton Visual Arts Center)
118 North Jefferson St., Dayton, 45402
With Devotion is the first entry in the Still SHE Creates, a two-year series designed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment.
For more information, visit thecontemporarydayton.org.

 

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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.

Commemorating the Centennial of Women's Suffrage
November 21, 2019, 7-9 p.m.
Christ Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall 69 Mill Street Athens, Ohio
Panel discussion about the women's suffrage movement, challenges faced by early women leaders, and why suffrage still matters today. Speakers will explore the synergies of the suffrage and abolition movements as well as the many challenges faced by black women, who continue to struggle for gender and racial equality. Speakers: Dr. Katherine Jellison, Ohio University; Dr. Treva B. Lindsey, The Ohio State University; and Jen Miller, League of Women Voters of Ohio.
For more information, call 740.593.4333

Selma
January 21, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
The Athena Cinema, 20 South Court Street, Athens, Ohio 45701
In honor of the suffrage centennial and Martin Luther King Day, the Athena Cinema will present a free showing of the film Selma, accompanied by a discussion of the role of women in the Civil Rights Movement. Historian Kimberly Little will serve as discussant.
For more information, call 740.591.1109

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