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Threading the Needle: Honoring Women’s Activism with an Exhibit of Quilts that Celebrate the Suffrage Centennial

February 1 - March 28

free

The Lebanon Township Museum is pleased to announce a two-month celebration of 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage with a multi-faceted exhibit and a number of exciting events. Below is a list of the line-up for both February and March. Please mark your calendars and join us in honoring this historic centennial!

100 YEARS OF SUFFRAGE: A Celebration in Quilts created by The Courthouse Quilters on display from February 1st through March 28th. The Courthouse Quilters are a non-profit 501(c)(3) whose purpose includes preserving and promoting the history of quilting and supporting charitable activities.

Opening Reception with special guest Rielly Karsh of Moms Running Saturday February 1st from 1-3 pm. Light refreshments served.

Rightfully Hers: American Women and Vote Pop-Up Exhibit on loan from the National Archives & Record Administration from February 1st through February 27th.

Sash Making Parties All skill levels are invited to sew their own Suffragist Sashes while enjoying a presentation entitled When Women Gather: “Women’s Work” and Activism small fee to cover costs, email or check our website soon for more information.

Women’s Equality Photo Booth & Exhibit February 29th through March 28th

Movies at the Museum in March:

Thursday March 5th: Iron Jawed Angels Defiant young activists take the women’s suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.

Thursday March 19th: Not For Ourselves Alone Part One Ken Burns documentary on Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Thursday March 26th: Not For Ourselves Alone Part Two

(Part one and two can also be viewed individually)

Doors open 6:30 pm. Light refreshments served, guided discussions to follow. Free.

Closing Reception Saturday March 21st from 1-3 featuring light refreshments and a special presentation entitled The Suffrage Movement & the Work of Alice Paul given by Linda Barth, Executive Director of the League of Historical Societies of New Jersey.

Details

Start:
February 1
End:
March 28
Cost:
free
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Venue

Lebanon Township Museum
57 Musconetcong River Road
Hampton, New Jersey 08826 United States
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Phone:
9086388523
Website:
http://www.lebanontownship.net/services/museum.aspx