On Thursday, March 19th the Indianapolis Propylaeum has the distinct honor of hosting Her Flag, a national art and travel project commemorating the centennial of the ratification of the 19th amendment. Artist Marilyn Artus is traveling the path of ratification through the capital cities of the 36 states that ratified the 19th Amendment. Artus is collaborating with a woman artist from each of the 36 states that ratified the 19th Amendment into law to create a giant 18 x 26 foo
March 14-15 come see the wildly popular “Digging in Their Heels,” a one-woman performance by Sally Perkins in the Carriage House at the Indianapolis Propylaeum. “Digging In Their Heels” is a high-speed story of women’s battle for the ballot that inspires audiences to keep digging for justice as they marvel, laugh and learn from women who paved the way. It modernizes both the people and issues facing women 100 years ago, begging questions like- what if Susan B. Anthony had an
January 16, 2020, one hundred years to the day that Indiana ratified the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, suffragists again walked the halls of the state capitol. The Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission organized a day at the statehouse that included speeches by Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch as well as Dr. Anita Morgan author of “An Act of Tardy Justice :” The Story of Woman’s Suffrage in Indiana. The Indianapolis Women’s Chorus provided entertainment.
As a part of the Marilyn K. Glick Women's Enrichment Series, the Propylaeum initiated WES Goes to School which provides programs for students at Shortridge High School. WES Goes to School has enabled us to expand our mission of celebrating and promoting the potential and contributions of women and girls in our culture. On March 6, 2020 the Propylaeum will sponsor jazz pianist/composer and IU faculty member Monika Herzig as she shares with the Shortridge students the history,