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and Friday, August 1st. We we be open
again on Saturday, August 2nd from
12-4pm and Sunday, August 3rd from
2-4pm. Sorry for
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American Revolutionary: The Evolution of
Grace Lee Boggs
Wednesday, August 6th, 6:30pm
Hannah Center in East Lansing
Hall of Fame inductee
Grace Lee Boggs is a 99-year-old
Chinese American writer, activist,
and philosopher living in Detroit.
This documentary focuses on Bogg's
lifetime of activism in a number of
major U.S. social movements. Grace
Lee Boggs herself, as well as a
representative from the Boggs Center
will lead a discussion immediately
following the film screening. This
event is co-sponsored by the East
Lansing Film Festival and the James
and Grace Lee Boggs Center to
Nurture Community Leadership. It is
made possible in part by a grant
from the Michigan Humanities
Council, an affiliate of the
National Endowment for the
$10/adult, $8/senior, and $5/student
and can be reserved until August 5th
by calling 517-484-1880 x203.
Tickets can also be purchased at the
"Women Peacemakers in Michigan & Around the
by Rosalie Riegle
Saturday, August 23rd, 2pm
Join us for a lecture by author Dr. Rosalie
Riegle, who will be discussing material from her two new oral histories. The
lecture will focus on women peacemakers, particularly Hall of Fame inductee
Sister Ardeth Platte, who has devoted her life to resisting violence in all its
forms. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be followed by a
reception. The event is co-sponsored by the Michigan Oral History Association.
Women's Hall of Fame WOMEN'S WALK
is where your personalized brick
will honor a woman, mark a personal
milestone, or preserve a memorable
Order your brick today!
Courage in Action:
Stories of Michigan Women in the Civil Rights Movement
Discover the stories of Michigan Women's Hall of Fame
inductees Grace Lee Boggs, Nellie Cuellar, Waunetta Dominic, Rosa Slade Gragg,
Viola Liuzzo, and Rosa Parks-- all of whom worked towards improvements in civil
rights. They came from different backgrounds and acted in different ways-- some
in their own communities, some on the national level-- and their stories serve
as inspiration for the next generation of civil rights leaders.
Thank you to our major sponsors: Doctor's
Approach Dermatology & Med Spa, Dr. C.P. Lee, Meijer, and Saginaw Chippewa
Early Women Artists
On exhibit through Saturday, July 26th
Early Women Artists
features oil paintings by 20 women
artists that all share ties to Michigan.
Some of the artists, such as Alice
Thurbur and Maud Miller Hoffmaster,
lived in Michigan their entire lives.
Others, such as Minnie Harms Neebe and
Francis Mumaugh, only visited on
occasion for sketching trips or for
education purposes at places such as the
Ox Bow School in Saugatuck. Francis
Farrand Dodge and Katherine Leone Wood
grew up in Michigan and this firsthand
knowledge nurtured their work, even
after they moved on to cosmopolitan art
centers. Despite the clear talent that
these women possessed, and the
popularity of their work during their
lives, many have yet to receive the
public recognition that their art
Not Just a Man's War:
Michigan Women and the
In celebration of the Civil War
sesquicentennial come discover what the War meant for the women of the state.
Life in Michigan changed when men left to fight in the Civil War. In addition to
their regular duties, the women who remained at home assumed responsibilities
previously held by men while sending supplies to support soldiers far from home.
Other Michigan women moved to the frontline, serving in hospitals and -- for
some bold women--even on battlefields.
When Lincoln declared "Thank God for Michigan!" upon the arrival
of the first regiment from a western state, he could not have anticipated all of
the sacrifices and changes the women of Michigan would face.
Gifts for Every Occasion
Did you know that the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame Gift Shop sells unique gifts created by, for, and about women, including novelty gift items, books, DVDs,
and Fair Trade jewelry, scarves, handbags and purses. Now featuring...
Suffragist Series Low-Sugar Preserves and Sassy Women's Salsa - a tasty gift for everyone! Made in Honor, Michigan by Food For Thought, these treats are available in gift packs and can be shipped anywhere.
"We Can Do It!
A Celebration of Michigan Women"
Just like Rosie the Riveter said some 60 years ago, "We can do it"--
and for the past 25 years at the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame, we have done just that -- celebrating the achievements of outstanding historical and contemporary Michigan women. Buy your copy today!
DVD online now or Call 517-484-1880 ext. 203
Celebrate Michigan Women
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The Michigan Women's Historical Center & Hall of Fame
213 West Malcolm X Street, Lansing Michigan 48933 • Phone: 517-484-1880
Our mission is
to inspire and engage adults and children by
celebrating Michigan women's history, promoting
educational opportunities, and honoring the
accomplishments of Michigan women.
Website made possible with support from the Michigan Humanities Council • Website Credits