Women’s Suffrage Commission Calendar of Events

TOP Women’s Suffrage Commission Calendar of Events
Calendar of Events
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MARCH 2017

Exhibits Celebrating the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in New York State
March 1-31
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 

Ten Suffragists, Their Lives and Contributions Exhibit
March 1-31
YWCA
Cortland, NY

Special Tours Celebrating the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in New York State

  • Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Fridays, March 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 11 at noon (pre-registration is required for the Saturday tour only and can be done at empirestateplaza.org or by calling 518-474-2418)

Capitol Building
Albany, NY 

After 2016 – Should Women Be Allowed to Vote?
March 8, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.
Pruyn House
207 Old Niskayuna Rd
Latham, NY 

A Presentation on Women's Suffrage in the Southern Tier
March 9, 2017 - 11:00 a.m.

100 Years: Votes for NY Women, A Centennial Exhibit Celebrating Long Island Women's Role in New York's 1917 Suffrage Victory
March 11 - December 22, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Suffolk County Historical Society Museum 
Riverhead, NY

Room Full of Sisters
March 13, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn
Auburn, NY

Tioga County Women's History Resolution
March 14, 2017 - 6:00 p.m.

History of Women's Suffrage in NYS: Presented by Broome County Historical Society
March 15, 2017 - 6:45 p.m.

Warren County Historical Society Introduction to Women’s Series
March 15, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.
Queensbury, NY

Broome County Legislature Honors Women's History Month
March 16, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.

New York Women: Singing for Suffrage
March 18, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
New York State Museum 
Albany, NY

Women's History Month Film Series 2017: Trailblazing Women
March 19 - March 26, 2017 - 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Little Theatre 
Rochester, NY

Vote for Women! A Reading & Discussion Series at Northern Onondaga Public Library
March 20, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Northern Onondaga Public Library
North Syracuse, NY

Performance - Living Voices: "Hear My Voice" How Long was the Fight for Women’s Suffrage?
March 31, 2017
Showtimes are: 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, and 6:00 pm. 
Women's Rights National Historical Park 
Seneca Falls, NY

Votes for Women
March 31, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Ticonderoga Historical Society 
Ticonderoga, NY

APRIL 2017

Vote for Women! A Reading & Discussion Series at Northern Onondaga Public Library
April 17, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Northern Onondaga Public Library
North Syracuse, NY

Forward into Light
April 20, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.
Crandall Library
Glens Falls, NY

Essay Contest Awards Ceremony: "Women got the vote. So what?"
April 21, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Port Washington, NY

Conference: Commemorating the Centennial of Women Winning the Vote in New York State 
April 21-22
April 21: Wallace Center, FDR Library in Hyde Park, NY
April 22: SUNY New Paltz

"The Woman Suffrage Statue" - Lecture, Sandra Weber
April 25, 2017 - 7 p.m.
Chapman Historical Museum, Glens Falls, NY

 

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

Haudenosaunee Influence on Women's Suffrage
May 19, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.

 

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

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

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

JULY 2017

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

 

September 2017

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

 

October 2017

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

 

NOVEMBER 2017

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
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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