Herstory Day is an intergenerational celebration of women’s history in New York City with a focus on archiving, activism, and art practices. Designed for all ages and featuring community organizations, this program honors women throughout New York City who are working today to archive and preserve their own histories. Drop in to visit the exhibition Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics, then join us for history in the making as we archive our own stories through various practices.
11:00 am: Keynote by Reshma Saujani, Founder of Girls Who Code
11:15 am: Live interview with Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre, Principal Dancer
The first 120 children will receive an autographed copy of Misty Copeland’s book
11:45 am–4:00 pm: Activist Tote Bag Decorating – Design your own tote bag to take home
1:00–4:00 pm: Strategic Tea Party – sip tea and plan for the future like a suffragette
1:00–4:00 pm: Community resource fair with organizations such as Girls for Gender Equity
11:00 am–4:00 pm: Scavenger hunt in Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics
Family programs are free and geared toward families. This program is designed for adults and children to enjoy together. All ages.
Registration suggested but not required.
Sunday, March 4, 11:00am – 4:00pm
Free with Museum admission
Museum of the City of New York,1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St. New York, New York