Celebrate Women’s Equality Day with AAUW and the Newseum

August 26, 2017


Time: 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m. ET

Location: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Cost: Free



Saturday, August 26, is Women’s Equality Day. The date commemorates the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, which secured women’s right to vote, on August 26, 1920. It is also a time to acknowledge that the Nineteenth Amendment didn’t include all women and that 97 years later the fight for gender equality is still far from over.

This Women’s Equality Day, join AAUW and the Newseum to reflect on the past while championing justice for today. Bring the below coupon with you for a 50 percent discount on admission and enjoy a day at the Newseum filled with fun activities, including

  • Suffragist button-making and sash-creating stations
  • Outdoor exhibit on women’s suffrage
  • Interactive Polaroid photo booth
  • “Take action” station
  • Discounts on Newseum and AAUW membership

Print this coupon for 50 percent off your Newseum admission for the day! Or, come in suffrage costume and admission is no charge!

Get the coupon for half off Newseum admission!



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