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Women's Museum of California

Preserving the Past, Inspiring the Future

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Stop by the Museum Saturday, August 19th at 1:00 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.

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Stop by the Museum Saturday, August 5th at 1:00 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.

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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: 

Second Sunday Author Series with Marcie Colleen

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Join us for this month's Second Sunday Author Series with Marcie Colleen

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "Do one thing every day that scares you." Well, Marcie Colleen once signed a chapter book series contract with her right hand, while Googling "how to write a chapter book" with her left hand. Talk about scary! In this presentation, Marcie will share how she became an accidental chapter book author, as well as tips she learned while writing the Super Happy Party Bears to help you on your own crazy journey, accidental or not.

Tickets are $5

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Celebrate Women's Equality Day as we commemorate the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, August 26, 1920.

Dress up in white, wave your "Votes for Women" sign and celebrate the journey of the women's movement.

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The Women of The Gaslamp Quarter... A Walking Tour

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"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.

 

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Stop by the Museum Saturday, July 29th at 1:00 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.

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Stop by the Museum Saturday, July 15th at 1:00 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.

The History of the Beaded Handbag from Chaucer to Dolce & Gabbana

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The History of the Beaded Handbag from Chaucer to Dolce & Gabbana: 

800 Years of Bead-Embellished Purses 

Lorita Winfield, co-author of Beads in Fashion (1999) and Beads on Bags (2000), will present an historical journey in images through eight centuries of hand-carried and attached bags embellished with precious gems and glass beads.

Tickets are $5 

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