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Celebrate 'Herstory Day' At The Museum of the City of New York

Photo of Herstory Day courtesy of MCNY.

If you were able to participate in the Women’s March celebration that happened a few weeks ago, and still want to show that you’re with her — the Museum of the City of New York has something right up your alley.

On Sunday, March 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. — you, your mother and your sister, too, can celebrate “Herstory Day” at the MCNY. Promoted as a intergenerational celebration of women’s history in New York City, “Herstory Day” focuses on art practices, archiving and quilting.

Honoring legends from the Greatest City in the World, “Herstory Day” is an event to archive the stories through various practices.

Free to the public, designed for all ages and will feature the following below:

HEAR

11:00 am – Keynote Address: Staceyann Chin
12:00 pm – Presentation by The Lesbian Herstory Archives: “In Memory of the Voices We Have Lost”

EXPLORE

Quilt Installation – On view 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Original quilts by local artists Sylvia Hernandez, Madeleine Appell, and Adjoa Jones De Almeida.
Pop-up Archive – On view 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
See recordings, t-shirts, and books from The Lesbian Herstory Archives.

MAKE

Quilt Making – 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Create your own square and add it to the collective quilt.
Oral History Recording – 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bring a special object and work with a historian to share and document its story.
Screen-printing – 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Print an activist t-shirt or tote with street muralist, Lmnopi (t-shirts will be provided).

Light refreshments will be served. To register, please visit Herstory Day.

Comments

  • Sylvia Cuellar

    So wish I could be there. What an experience that would b.