The month of March will bring the celebration of Women’s History. There are many women in history, some famous and some unknown that have impacted the United States in ways that still affect it’s citizens today. It is important that people take some time this month to learn about those women who changed society for all who followed after them. The city of Cleveland has some exciting ways to celebrate and learn all about women in history.
Cleveland Restoration Society
3751 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
The Cleveland Restoration Society specializes in either redoing or saving historical landmarks in Cleveland. They pride themselves on “preserving, restoring, and celebrating” these landmarks. This month, the Restoration Society will be talking all about Women’s History. Residents in Cleveland are invited to visit this historical site to learn about famous women in history. Some women featured will be Jane Edna, Maxine Levin and Charlotte Rumbold.
International Women’s Air And Space Museum
1501 N. Marginal Road #166
Cleveland, OH 44114
Date: March 9, 10 a.m.
The International Women’s Air and Space Museum is conveniently located at the Burke Lakefront Airport. This museum focuses mostly on women in air and space. March 9 at 10 a.m., the museum is hosting a free family day. Everyone is welcomed to come and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first women in space, Valentina Tereshkova, and the 30th anniversary of the first American woman in space, Sally Ride. The museum will also offer gifts, games, arts and crafts, and live performances during this fun-filled day.
Maltz Museum Of Jewish Heritage
2929 Richmond Road
Beachwood, OH 44122
Date: March 13, 7 p.m.
Price: $5.00/ Free for Museum Members
Women’s history is something that is celebrated in many different cultures and religions. Maltz Museum Of Jewish Heritage is even joining in on the fun. They will be holding and knitting and noshing event called “A Stitch in Time” on March 13. Both children and adults are invited to come eat and knit together. Local women will also be there to share their past stories for all to hear. This is a great way to get a more hands-on approach to learning about historical women in history.
Cleveland Museum Of Art
11150 East Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44106
The Cleveland Museum of Art offers a library and a research center, perfect for uncovering information on women of the past! The Cleveland Museum of Art also has information on women painters in history, a unique aspect of our nation’s past culture. Having trouble finding what you need? Just ask one of the librarians on staff to help you discover the historical woman that lived many years ago.
Cuyahoga County Public Library
North Royalton Branch
14600 State Road
North Royalton, OH 44133
Date: March 4, 7 p.m.
The Cuyahoga County Public Library is an excellent place for both adults and children to go and learn this month. Besides being a place where unlimited information is stored on famous women in history, the library is also holding talks about popular women in history. On March 4 at 7 p.m., author will be there speaking about women in history, and what “misdoings” they did that lead to their effect on the world.
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Alexis De Leaver is a freelance writer covering all things Cleveland. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.