Celebrating the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in America
The New Britain Museum of American Art and
Stanley Black & Decker welcome you to join us for a
month-long community celebration of the centennial
of women’s suffrage in America. Throughout the
month of August, the NBMAA, in partnership with
presenting sponsor Stanley Black & Decker, will offer
a dynamic series of virtual programs honoring this
historic milestone and all those who have fought
for opportunity and change. Among the programs featured will be:
• What the Right to Vote Means to Me: A Crowd-Sourced Poetry Project
• Art For the Vote, a hands-on art activity for makers of all ages
• Your Vote, Your Choice: Women’s Suffrage Panel: a discussion inspired by the Museum’s 2020/20+
Women @ NBMAA initiative featuring NBMAA
Director & CEO Min Jung Kim, Stanley Black &
Decker President & CEO Jim Loree, and others
• voter registration resources, and more!
What the Right to Vote Means to Me: A Crowd-Sourced Poetry Project
As part of this month-long community celebration, NBMAA and Stanley Black & Decker invite you to
contribute to a crowd-sourced poem facilitated by celebrated Connecticut poet Ginny Lowe Connors. Read here.
Art for the Vote
As part of this month-long community celebration, NBMAA and Stanley Black & Decker invite you to create a work of art inspired by the 2020/20+ Women @ NBMAA initiative.
Please use these hashtags when posting your work:
#ForThoseWhoMakeTheWorld #NBMAA #2020ArtForAChange
View all three art projects here.
Your Vote, Your Choice: Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Right to Vote
September 2, 12:30-2 p.m.
Please join Stanley Black & Decker and The New Britain Museum of American Art for a live panel discussion focused on the centennial anniversary of women’s suffrage as part of the 2020/20+ Women @ NBMAA initiative. The panel will discuss women’s rights, gender equality, and the significance of voting in the United States. The panel will also discuss the important role companies, communities and local government can take in creating gender parity in the workplace and the steps that need to be taken toward achieving those goals.
Amanda Raus, award-winning journalist and anchor for Fox 61 News
Sue Allchurch, Chief of Outreach and Engagement at UN Global Compact
Jahana Hayes, US Representative for the Fifth Congressional District of Connecticut
Min Jung Kim, Director and CEO of the New Britain Museum of American Art
Jim Loree, President and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker
Indra Nooyi, Former Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo
Please join us by clicking on this ZOOM link the day of the panel.