April 2, 2020

The Tea Room, which is believed to have been re-designed by Madelene Maus and the Schafs between 1903 and 1905, displays striking elements of the Italian Renaissance style. Based on the art and architecture of the Romans, the style is reflected in the use of volutes in...

September 6, 2019

Members of the Propylaeum have been active in the Women’s Movement throughout the organization’s history. Beginning with our founder, May Wright Sewall, members have taken roles in suffrage, reform, and equality struggles.

May Wright Sewall was a leader in the women’s m...

September 6, 2019

 "Ain’t I a Woman?”: The Evolution of Women in Politics – A Spirit & Place Event

Come to the table to join us for a discussion of the incomplete legacy of the woman’s suffrage movement on November 7 from 6:00-8:30. The Propylaeum has partnered with central Indiana organ...

March 6, 2019

Need to refresh your knowledge of the Women’s Suffrage Movement? The Indianapolis Public Library holds several titles for all reading levels.

If you are looking for a book that is not too taxing, or to share with

children try Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Ri...

March 6, 2019

After 130 years as an organization, we have had many individuals who have been members. I am an obituary reader and have found wonderful testimonies of the accomplished women who have been a part of the Propylaeum. While working on projects related to the Women’s Suffr...