Women’s History Month

March, 2017

Throughout March, visitors to the Center can participate in a variety of events in honor of Women’s History Month. Participate in an array of activities including the new program Decoding the Lyrics: “Bad Romance: Women’s Suffrage,” which uses a hit pop song to tell the story of women’s suffrage. Then, take a self-guided tour of the Center’s main exhibition, The Story of We the People, which highlights defining moments in women’s history. Artifact highlights include a judicial robe worn by retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and a collection of artifacts from Susan B. Anthony and the movement for women’s suffrage.

Special Events

Girl Scout Day
March 11, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Scouts: $14, Adults: $12, one free Scout leader for every 10 Scouts
The National Constitution Center is the best place for Girl Scouts to discover more about American history, government, and citizenship! Our Scout Days feature guided tours, interactive quiz games, outdoor flag ceremonies, hands-on artifact workshops, activity tables, and more, all while meeting legacy badge or journey requirements!
Reservations Recommended: 215-409-6800 or [email protected]


Daily Programs

Please Note: Programs are subject to change on March 11 and 25

Decoding the Lyrics: “Bad Romance: Women’s Suffrage”
History gets a hip twist in this interactive show! 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 take a closer look at the lyrics and references in the video to learn more about the passage of the 19th Amendment.
Watch the video and download our handy analysis sheet!
 
Women’s History Self-Guided Tour
Available during regular museum hours

Pick up a handy flier at our Information Desk to take a self-guided museum tour highlighting important moments in women’s history, featuring:

  • The American National Tree, featuring such groundbreaking women as Alice Paul, Betty Ford, and Dr. Mary E. Walker (the only American woman to be awarded the Medal of Honor)
  • A letter written by Susan B. Anthony and other artifacts from the women’s suffrage movement
  • Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s Supreme Court robe
  • Equal Rights Amendment button from the 1970s

 
Giant Game Board Activity
As part of our interactive daily programming in March, test your knowledge of women’s history at our Giant Game Board.

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