Saving Washington at New-York Historical Society

Arts Summary
March 11, 2017
Saving Washington explores the tenuousness of American democracy from the aftermath of the Revolutionary War through the War of 1812 and beyond, addressing women’s roles as citizens of a new republic by focusing on the political and social significance of First Lady Dolley Madison and other women of the era. Curated by Valerie Paley, New-York Historical vice president, chief historian, and director of the Center for Women’s History, the exhibition illustrates the mission of the Center for Women’s History: to reveal the often-overlooked stories of women who shaped American history. Read more…
Creative: Tronvig Group