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WHM’s Landmark Exhibit – PRETTY POWERFUL: 100 Years of Voting & Style through to March 2022

December 7, 2021 @ 12:00 am - March 31, 2022 @ 11:59 pm

WHM's Landmark Exhibit - PRETTY POWERFUL:

EXHIBIT OPEN THROUGH MARCH 31 2022  –  Admission: $5 | $4 Seniors & Students | Guests under 18 and Museum members FREE

Worcester Historical Museum’s landmark exhibit – PRETTY POWERFUL: 100 Years of Voting & Style commemorates the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote through fashion and the changing roles of women. Opening and Sneak Previews dates coincide with the 171st anniversary of the First National Woman’s Rights Convention in Worcester (October 23-24, 1850).

PRETTY POWERFUL will share stories of local activism, empowerment, diversity, inclusion, belonging, and the changing roles of women over the past century through 32 garments and additional accessories. We are proud to amplify all voices that contribute to the fabric and storytelling of Worcester and look forward to welcoming visitors to come together safely to share stories and feel included in the PRETTY POWERFUL story. Come explore the lives and legacies of women who have shaped and continue to shape the Worcester experience – history, social fabric, and culture.

DOCENT-LED TOURS  AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $5 
Our PRETTY POWERFUL docents share stories of local activism, empowerment, diversity, inclusion, belonging, and the changing roles of women over the past century through 32 garments and additional accessories. These highlights amplify voices that contribute to the fabric and storytelling of Worcester.  Contact Lynn Soucy at lsoucy@worcesterhistory.net or 508-753-8278 x102 to book you tour today.

 


Details

Start:
December 7, 2021 @ 12:00 am
End:
March 31 @ 11:59 pm
Venue:

Worcester Historical Museum

30 Elm Street

Worcester, MA

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https://www.worcesterhistory.org/joingive/pretty-powerful/

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