Propylaeum Suffrage Centennial Events

Come to the table! Through conversation over dinner we will explore the incomplete legacy of the women’s suffrage movement in an effort to build bridges, see new perspectives, and find a path forward.

November 7, 2019

Spirit and Place: Ain't I a Woman?

Enjoy hearing Indianapolis author Kassie Ritman share some parts of her new books, Meridian Whispers and Meridian Street: Images of America. Get the chance to meet the author, have books signed, and enjoy Ritman herself discuss the two books.

Light appetizers will be served and a cash bar is available for drinks.

November 21, 2019

Pages at the Prop: Kassie Ritman

The Propylaeum will sponsor a suffrage‐themed tree at the Indiana Historical Society’s Festival of Trees to honor the contributions of Hoosier women involved in the women’s suffrage movement...

December 2019

Festival of Trees

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Three‐part lecture series featuring Indiana women who share first‐person stories of challenges and successes as they  “broke‐the‐mold.”
Featuring Carolene Mays‐Medley, Jennifer Pope Baker, and Allison Barber...

Oct. 17th, Feb. 20, April 16

Women's Enrichment Series

Enjoy Indianapolis author Nancy VanArsdale share part of her book, The Thousandth Telling. Get the chance to meet the author, have books signed, and enjoy VanArsdale herself discuss part one of her book, which dives into the historical fiction life of a suffragist in Indiana.

Light appetizers will be served and a cash bar is available for drinks.

February 27, 2020

Pages at the Prop: Nancy VanArsdale

A one‐woman play about the history of women’s suffrage, with a comparisons to female figures today. A high ‐energy story told as if Susan B. Anthony and her pals had i‐Pads,  Twitter, and Uber. Performed by Broadway actress Sally Perkins...

March 13-14, 2020

Play: "Digging in their Heels"

Afternoon tea and program about the politics of women’s tea rooms as an important tool of communication of more during the suffrage movement. Program by Kassie Ritman.

July 2020

Women's History Tea

Welcoming all who have shared in the commemoration of the centennial of women’s suffrage to the Indianapolis Propylaeum— the center for women’s history in Indianapolis.

Fall 2020

Open House

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On August 15, 2019 the May Wright Sewall Leadership Award will be given to a woman who exudes the spirit of the award’s namesake. Sewall set the bar for civic engagement and leadership in Indianapolis. Nationally Sewall fought diligently beside Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton for a woman’s right to vote.  This year's winner is Marianne Glick...

August 15, 2019

May Wright Sewall Leadership Award

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Three‐part lecture series featuring Indiana women who share first‐person stories of challenges and successes as they  “broke‐the‐mold.”
Featuring Carolene Mays‐Medley, Jennifer Pope Baker, and Allison Barber...

Oct. 17th, Feb. 20, April 16

Women's Enrichment Series

Past Events

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Re-Opening Aug. 5th

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