National Constitution Center: Women’s History Month

National Constitution Center: Women’s History Month

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - Throughout March, The National Constitution Center will host many different special programs in honor of Women’s History Month. Featured programs include a music video workshop that explores the women’s suffrage movement. Visitors may also view a collection of artifacts throughout the women’s suffrage movement and the time and effort it took to pass the Civil Rights Amendment as the museum’s main exhibit, At, The Story of We the People. Through the Center’s daily interactive programming, visitors can test their knowledge of women’s history.

 


Women’s History Month Programs

Daily Programs Program times will vary daily. Please check the Visitor Guide upon arrival for that day’s show times.

Decoding the Lyrics: “Bad Romance: Women’s Suffrage” Main Exhibit History gets a hip twist in this interactive show. Visitors can watch Soomo Publishing’s historical, hysterical take on Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” music video — redone to tell the story of the women’s suffrage movement. Then visitors will take a closer look at the lyrics and references in the video to learn more about the passage of the 19th Amendment.

Women’s History Self-Guided Tour Main Exhibit Available during regular museum hours Visitors can pick up a flier at the Information Desk to take a self-guided museum tour highlighting important moments in women’s history, featuring: 

  • One-of-a-kind artifacts that give a glimpse into the daily lives of the 18th-century women who once called the museum’s block home. 
  • World War I-era artifacts, including a U.S. Army Nurse Corps uniform, that highlight the role women played in the war effort.
  • Playing cards, and other artifacts from the women’s suffrage movement. 
  • Equal Rights Amendment button from the 1970s.
  • The American National Tree, highlighting groundbreaking women such as Alice Paul, Betty Ford, and Dr. Mary E. Walker (the only American woman to be awarded the Medal of Honor).

 

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