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Archived Press

A sampling of NWHM in the press, our videos, PSA, and lecture series.

Press Releases

December 2016: National Women’s History Museum Receives Grant to Rebuild Website with Advanced Content Capabilities

November 2016: NWHM Issues Statement on Congressional Commission Report

September 2016: Women Making History Los Angeles Event Draws Support for Building a National Women’s History Museum on the National Mall

August 2016: National Women’s History Museum Welcomes New Board Members

July 2016: National Women’s History Museum, Glamour, And Lifeway Foods Present 5th Annual Women Making History Event

July 2016: Google Cultural Institute Highlights NWHM in American Democracy Blog

July 2016: NWHM Launches "Women Who Ran For President" Online Exhibit

June 2016: NWHM Expresses Condolences on Passing of Robin Read

March 2016: NWHM Honors Trailblazing Women in Public Service, the Arts, and Music

September 2015: National Women's History Museum and Glamour Present 4th Annual Women Making History Event

July 2011: Hearst Foundation Awards Major Grant to NWHM

April 2010: NWHM Legislation Wins Voice Vote in Committee

October 2009: Senator Collins Introduces Bill to Create NWHM

March 2009: Maloney-Collins Bill Proposes National Women’s History Museum on National Mall

August 2008: NWHM Calls on Congress To Help Give Women’s History A Permanent Home

March 2007: NWHM Hosts Congressional Reception for Women Legislators

March 2007: NWHM Joins Equality Celebration at Finnish Embassy

March 2007: NWHM Co-Hosts Book Discussion About Trail-Blazing Lawyer Belva Lockwood

March 2007: Newly Designed NWHM Website An Educational Resource Center for Women’s History Month

May 2006: New GSA Chief Voices Support During Congressional Hearing

March 2002: NWHM Opens Exhibit on Women Spies

November 1998: Scholars and Museum Professionals Chart Program Design for Women’s History Museum

September 1998: NWHM Launches Cybermuseum

September 1998: NWHM Host First Women Making History Awards

June 1998: NWHM Testifies at Hearing of Dollar Coin Advisory Committee

June 1998: NWHM Works with Forbes and American Heritage to Design Special Advertising Section

June 1997: Woman Suffrage Statute Honored in Capital Rotunda

In The News

January 2017: MPAA, National Women's History Museum Host "Hidden Figures" Screening

November 2016: Roadmap for National Women’s History Museum Outlined in New Congressional Report

November 2016: Congressional Commission Proposes Women’s History Museum

November 2016: Congressional Panel Calls for New Smithsonian Museum of Women’s History

November 2016: Granddaughters of the Revolution, NY Magazine

October 2016: The Silk Scarf Blog

September 2016: Los Angeles Times

September 2016: WWD

September 2016: NWHM on EXTRA

September 2016: UDC Forum: Voting Rights, 15th and 19th Amendments

August 2016: American Female Presidential Contenders

July 2016: Women remain underrepresented in politics despite Hillary's nomination

July 2016: A Look at Women's Roles in Politics as Hillary Clinton Makes History

July 2016: The White House is just one unshattered glass ceiling for women

July 2016: Glamour, National Women’s History Museum Set Emmy Weekend Event

April 2016: Reception in honor of Dr. David Skorton, 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

March 2016: JBM-HH celebrates, honors women's history

March 2016: National Womens History Museum Fetes Achievements, Wants More

March 2016: Women Making History!

October 2015: NWHM Chair Susan Whiting On Building a Home for Women's History

March 2015: Comcast Newsmakers Interviews Joan Wages

April 2013: Joan Wages at National Press Club Marking Centennial of Women's Suffrage March

January 2012: Behind the Scenes with Vogue and Meryl Streep

November 2011: NWHM Honors Three Women From the Past

July 2011: Senator Susan Collins Supports NWHM and AAUW on National Lobby Day

September 2010: Our Nation's Daughters Featuring Meryl Streep

September 2010: Senators Ask DeMint to Lift Hold on Museum Legislation

July 2007: NWHM Legislation Introduced in the Senate. Roll Call

August 2006: Joan Wages Talks with Washington Post Radio

Joan Wages' Huffington Post Blog

June 23, 2016: The State of Women

January 29, 2016: How Kathryn Smith is Helping Break Barriers Once and for All

December 29, 2015: The Average American Has a Lot to Learn About Women’s History

November 16, 2015: The Importance of Telling The Story - Crusade for the Vote

October 27, 2015: Power of Women In and Behind Films

August 17, 2015: Women Aspire to Raise the Bar

July 14, 2015: Two for the History Books

June 5, 2015: Pathway to STEM Careers

March 18, 2015: Progress Requires Patience in this Town, but Slow and Steady Wins the Race

February 20, 2015: Women's History Inspires An Invincible Attitude

January 28, 2015: Women Still Held Back in Unsuspecting Ways

December 19, 2014: Why Museums Are Important

November 24, 2014: Making the Case for a National Women's History Museum

Lecture Series

September 2012: MadCap May: Mistress of Myth, Men and Hope (The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Women’s History Series. Lecture by Dr. Richard Kurin)

February 2012: Grand Domestic Revolution: Recovering the Forgotten History of Feminism and Housing Design (Lecture by Dolores Hayden, Professor of Architecture and Urbanism Professor of American Studies, Yale University)

January 2012: New Negro Women and Beyond: Posing Beauty in African American Culture (Lecture by Deborah Willis, Chair, Department of Photography & Imaging, New York University - Tisch School of the Arts)

November 2011: African American Women Refugees in the Civil War (Lecture by Thavolia Glymph, Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and History, Duke University)

October 2011: Why Latino/a History Matters to US History (Lecture by Dr. Vicki Ruiz, Dean of Humanities and Professor of History; UC California, Irvine)

April 2011: Women's Rights, Family Values, and the Polarization of American Politics (Lecture by Professor Marjorie Spruill, University of South Carolina)

Videos & PSAs

Daughter of real life 'Hidden Figure' says mom was humble

Women Making History DC 2016

First But Not Last: Women Who Ran for President

Theresa Buczek Radio Spot

Lifetime's Remarkable Women

Women and Memorial Day

Celebrating 90 Years of Women's Rights

The History of Halloween

The History of Thanksgiving

A History of the Holidays

NWHM Celebrates Black History Month

NWHM Celebrates Women's History Month

Shop 'Till You Drop: A Century of Fashion

NWHM Celebrates National Bicycle Month

Keepers of History: Women Who Preserved One Half of Our Nation's Story