From 2019-2020, #SuffrageSisters and #SuffraGents will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote at events and programs across your state!
Let us know about other #WomensVote100 centennial activities happening in your state, and we’ll spread the word! Email your plans to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
January-December, 2019 — “Women Must Take Full Responsibility for Their Citizenship:” Margaret and the 19th Amendment, an exhibit at the Margaret Chase Smith Library. Open Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm (ET).
March 23, 2019-January 25, 2020 — Women’s Long Road — 100 Years to the Vote, an exhibit at the Maine State Museum.
August-September 2019: Pop-up versions of the National Archives exhibit Rightfully Hers will be distributed to 39 venues across the Maine—including schools, libraries, museums, and community sites—to be displayed for the centennial.
September 1, 2019: “From a Woman’s Perspective,” a painting exhibition by women artists at the Richard Boyd Art Gallery.
November 1, 2019: First Friday Art Walk, a Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration featuring arts exhibitions, multi-media messaging, pop-up exhibits, musical concerts, spoken word & poetry performances and more.
November 3, 2019 and April 22, 2020: “Voting Down the Rose”: Maine’s Fight for Woman Suffrage, a history talk hosted by the Scarborough Historical Society.
November 16, 2019: “Let the Girls Play!” with Kalie Shore of the Song Suffragettes and Maine Academy of Modern Music’s Girls Rock! Band, a concert featuring local and national female artists.
May 2020-May 2021: Engines of Change: A Suffrage Centennial, an exhibit focusing on the role the automobile played in women’s independence and suffrage.