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Women's Museum of California

Preserving the Past, Inspiring the Future

Friday Night Liberty and Exhibit Opening

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: 

One Hundred Years of One Hundred Handbags

VIP Reception: One Hundred Years of One Hundred Handbags

What is the event about?

Fashion, utility, lifestyle...handbags are intrinsically connected to how women live in modern society. This exhibit explores how women’s lives have shaped the fashion of handbags through a collection of one hundred handbags ranging from the 1850s to the 1950s. Peer into the style choices of a flapper, a pioneer, and a Victorian socialite and discover the origins of one of women’s most beloved accessory.

 

VIP Reception - June 1st at 6:00PM

Museum members and special guests only

Not a member? Become one when you RSVP

Fashion, utility, lifestyle...handbags are intrinsically connected to how women live in modern society. This exhibit explores how women’s lives have shaped the fashion of handbags through a collection of one hundred handbags ranging from the 1850s to the 1950s. Peer into the style choices of a flapper, a pioneer, and a Victorian socialite and discover the origins of one of women’s most beloved accessory.

 

VIP Reception - June 1st at 6:00PM

Museum members and special guests only

Not a member? Become one when you RSVP

Iraqi Women Refugees Share their Stories

What is the event about?

How would you react when told you must leave your country—immediately?

How do you say “Good-bye” to your loved ones?

How do you protect your children from the dangers of fleeing?

How do you and your family survive after fleeing?

How do you survive in a refugee camp?

What is the process for being accepted to the United States?

What are the challenges you face in resettling in the United States?

"The Women of the Gaslamp Quarter" 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.

 

Empowerment and Leadership with Sylvia Becker-Hill

What is the event about?

We need more successful female leaders in all areas of society. Do you choose to be one of them? After this workshop, you will leave with a lot of clarity about your personal leadership capabilities and vision of yourself and a sense of empowerment and a big dose of confidence. 

Beautiful harp music will be played, 5:45 – 6:15, by Karen Hinkson-Buck.

What is the event about?

Are you interested in giving guided tours of the museum? Sign up to be trained as a Museum Docent! Join our volunteer family and be a part of preserving women's history for future generations. 

This is the final part of a 3 day trainee course. Trainees must attend all 3 days to become Museum Docents

 

Email Virginia at events@womensmuseumca.org for more information and to sign up for the training

What is the event about?

Are you interested in giving guided tours of the museum? Sign up to be trained as a Museum Docent! Join our volunteer family and be a part of preserving women's history for future generations. 

This is the second part of a 3 day trainee course. Trainees must attend all 3 days to become Museum Docents

 

Email Virginia at events@womensmuseumca.org for more information and to sign up for the training

What is the event about?

Are you interested in giving guided tours of the museum? Sign up to be trained as a Museum Docent! Join our volunteer family and be a part of preserving women's history for future generations. 

This is the first part of a 3 day trainee course. Trainees must attend all 3 days to become Museum Docents

 

Email Virginia at events@womensmuseumca.org for more information and to sign up for the training

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