Women’s Suffrage Commission Calendar of Events

TOP Women’s Suffrage Commission Calendar of Events
Calendar of Events

MAY 2017

Suffrage Rally
May 7, 2017 - 1:00 - 3:00
City Hall Park
Albany, NY

Suffrage Rally in City Hall Park
May 7, 2017 - 1:00 - 3:00
City Hall Park & Gazebo
Glens Falls, NY

Vote for Women! A Reading & Discussion Series at Northern Onondaga Public Library
May 8, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Northern Onondaga Public Library
North Syracuse, NY

Equality Now: Celebrating the New York State Centennial of Women's Suffrage
May 12, 2017 - 7:30 p.m.
Hochstein School of Music
Rochester, NY

A Sustainable World of Equality & Peace: the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Influence on the Women’s Suffrage Movement
May 19, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.
Roberson Museum and Science Center
Binghamton, NY

A Woman Shall Have the Right...
May 24, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Senate House State Historic Site
Kingston, NY

JUNE 2017

Suffrage Exhbition
June 1 - August 31, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County 
Rochester, NY

Mount Gulian Hosts Dinner & Conversation With Susan B. Anthony
June 3, 2017 - 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Mount Gulian Historic Site
Beacon, NY

"A Declaration of Sentiments: Reflections of the Centennial of Women's Right to Vote in NYS"
June 3 - August 20, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second St
Athens, NY 12015

Parade Contingent Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Right to Vote
une 6, 2017 - 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Main Street
Cortland, NY

Women@Work Summit: The New York State of Women: How Does It Work for You?
June 7, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Times Union Offices
Hearst Media Center
645 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY

Hear Me Roar - Women's Voices from Suffragist to Dramatist
June 15 - September 3, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.
Bristol Valley Theater, 151 S Main St
Naples, NY

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Visits the Political Equality Club of Valley Falls
June 15, 2017 - 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 pm
Town Hall, 97 Tomhannock Rd
Valley Falls, New York

Break Every Yoke: The Shakers, Gender Equality, and Women's Suffrage
June 16, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Shaker Museum
New Lebanon, NY

"The Rest of the Story of the Suffrage Movement"
June 17, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p. m.
Athens Cultural Center, 24 Second St
Athens, NY 12015

JULY 2017

Sally Roesch Wagner: Women Voted in NY Before Columbus
July 5, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Bristol Valley Theater, 151 S Main St
Naples, NY 14512

Centering Black Women: Race in the Woman Suffrage Movement
July 9, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00p.m.
Gomez Mill House
Marlboro, NY

Convention Days 2017
July 14 - 16, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Women's Rights National Historical Park 
Seneca Falls, NY

Embracing Our Past, Empowering Our Future
July 12 - July 16, 2017 - 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Buffalo, NY

VoteTilla: A Week-Long Navigational Celebration along the Erie Canal
July 16-22, 2017

Inez: The Suffrage Herald
July 19, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.
Bristol Valley Theater, 151 S Main St
Naples, NY


The Fight for the Vote, at Home and Beyond
August 14, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.
Bristol Valley Theater, 151 S Main St
Naples, NY

Lily Dale Assembly Woman's Day Event
August 27, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Lily Dale Auditorium 
Lily Dale, NY


WELCA Convo 2017- Our History is Our Strength: 500th Anniversary of the Reformation - 100 Years of Women's Suffrage in NYS
September 22 - September 24, 2017 - 6:30 p.m.
Hotel Utica, 102 Lafayette St
Utica, NY

Women of Glens Falls & Queensbury - Pineview Cemetery Tour
September 23, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pineview Cemetery
Queensbury, NY


Binghamton Suffrage Anniversary Parade
October 10, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p. m.
Main and Walnut Street Intersection
Binghamton, NY

The East End, Long Island, and 100 Years of Women's Suffrage in New York State
October 19, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
East Hampton Library
Long Island, NY

1900 Statewide Suffrage Convention
October 21, 2017 - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
First Baptist Church of Glens Falls
Glens Falls, NY 


Votes for Women Exhibition
November 4, 2017 to May 13, 2018
New York State Museum
Cultural Education Center
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 

Conference: 2020 Commitment to the Vision: Women’s Suffrage Conference
November 4, 2017 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cultural Education Center
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY  


Events of Interest
Events of Interest
Below is a list of other women's rights events that may be of interest. Stay tuned for more information.

Women’s Rights National Historical Park

The National Park Service at Women’s Rights National Historical Park (the Park) is honored to take part in the celebration of the New York State Suffrage Centennial in 2017.  The Park preserves the site of the first women’s rights convention in 1848 in Seneca Falls, NY and the homes of the convention organizers.  The sites remind all of struggles for civil rights, human rights, and equality, global struggles that continue today.  In 2017, the Park will have monthly events to pay tribute to the challenges facing those seeking equality past and present.

Beyond the Vote: What Does Women’s Suffrage Mean Today
  • NYS Women’s VIP Reception and Luncheon, reading of excerpts of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s original address to the Legislature, panel discussion and an conversation on the future of women
  • Sponsored by: The New York State Archives Partnership Trust and their partners: NYS Legislative Women’s Caucus, NYS Women’s Suffrage Commission, NYS League of Women Voters, Hearst Publishing, A&E Television /History Channel, Spectrum (Time Warner Cable, WMHT-PBS Affiliate, WAMC-National Public Radio affiliate, NYS Council for the Humanities, NYS Association of Public Historian, NYS Library

“Forward Into Light”

  • A folk music/theatre production on the American women’s suffrage movement which tells the suffrage story. Will be traveling to many venues to celebrate the centennial 

Monday Lecture Series

  • Monthly lectures in the Carriage House focused on topics related to the Suffrage Centennial
  • One Monday each month presentations at Noon (with catered lunch) and at 2 p.m. (tea and cookies)
  • National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House

“2020 Quilt Project”

  • Will create collaborative textile art that honors women’s history, particularly in relation to the women’s suffrage movement. This 2020 Quilt celebrates the Centennial Anniversary of the 19th amendment to the Constitution that granted women the right to vote in 1920.
  • National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House

Legislative Women’s Caucus

  • High school and college women will be invited to the Capitol for 1-2 days to learn firsthand about the policy process and hopefully to inspire them to public service
  • March or April