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Women's Museum of California

Preserving the Past, Inspiring the Future

What is the event about?

Support future Museum exhibits and programs and become a part of preserving the stories of women for future generations with an evening of music, wine, cheese, and chocolate.

October 14th, 2017
5 PM Cocktails
6 PM Four-Course Tasting Dinner
$100 per person

Second Sunday Author Series with Joan Marie Johnson

What is the event about?

Join us for this month's Second Sunday Author program. Joan Marie Johnson will discuss her new book, Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy and the Women’s Movement, 1870-1967. The book explores women’s funding for winning the right to vote, reproductive rights, and the expansion of higher education for women. She will explain why wealthy women, including Californians Jane Stanford, Phoebe Hearst, and Ellen Scripps, gave to these controversial causes and the impact their donations had on the movement for women’s equality.

What is the event about?

Stop by the Museum every second and fourth Saturday of the month at 2:00 pm for a free tour (with paid admission to the gallery) of our current exhibit and two permanent exhibits. Learn about the history of the Museum and get inspired by notable women from the past.

CANCELLED - Public Museum Tour

What is the event about?

Stop by the Museum every second and fourth Saturday of the month at 2:00 pm for a free tour (with paid admission to the gallery) of our current exhibit and two permanent exhibits. Learn about the history of the Museum and get inspired by notable women from the past.

What is the event about?

FRIDAY NIGHT LIBERTY is our favorite night of the month!!  Join us April 7th and enjoy complimentary refreshments at the Women's Museum and many locations around Liberty Station.  Easy parking, lovely strolling through the park--like atmosphere to many galleries, shops, museums, and restaurants.  Music and art shows outside and in. Come explore the Women's Museum and the Arts District Liberty Station.

Current Exhibit: 

Workshop: Writing Life Stories

What is the event about?

You will gain insight about how the guided autobiography process works. After an exercise and priming questions, you write. You then share this story with the supportive group. Rather than offer critiques, fellow students give only encouragement. Confidentiality is required. No writing experience necessary.

1-day workshop (3 hours) $50, Invite-A-Friend and get 50% off. Group Discounts Available.

An Evening With Women Writers

What is the event about?

We are pleased to bring you an evening of readings, questions, and book signings. 

Ms. Cindy Matalucci will be hosting and filming our evening for 'The PULSE San Diego' television show. Get to know five women authors who will reach into your heart and mind with stories ranging from Hiroshima, cancer, motivation, and sex.

Tickets: $5

The Women of The Gaslmap... A Walking Tour

What is the event about?

"The Women of the Gaslamp Quarter". . . a walking tour

Meet downtown San Diego for "A Walking Tour of the Gaslamp Quarter District" with highlights of the women who lived in the district, women who helped improve the lives of people living in the district, and those women who helped to "clean up" the district. Questions: What role did Lydia Knapp Horton and Dr. Charlotte Baker play in the district? Josie Earp? Clara Shortridge Foltz? Joan Crawford? We also will give a special nod to many of the 93 historic buildings.

 

What is the event about?

Stop by the Museum every second and fourth Saturday of the month at 2:00 pm for a free tour (with paid admission to the gallery) of our current exhibit and two permanent exhibits. Learn about the history of the Museum and get inspired by notable women from the past.

Second Sunday Author Series with Kirsten Imani Kasai

What is the event about?

Join Kirsten Imani Kasai at the Women's Museum of California to discuss writing as catharsis, using fiction to process trauma, and the mixed (biracial) experience in life and literature. Kirsten will read selections from The House of Erzulie and her memoir-in-progress, The Alchemy of Darkness. It promises to be a fun-filled night of conversation, literature, and interaction with a necessary touch of the Gothic. Tickets are $5

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