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March 3, 2015

2015 Women's Leadership Development Event: Lead with a Story"
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Bloomington City Hall
401 N Morton Street
Bloomington, IN
For more information, please visit the Bloomington Commission on the Status of Women's website.

March 3 - May 2015

Altered Reality: Women Photographers of the 1980s
IU Art Museum, Gallery of the Western World
Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth- Century Art, first floor
Bloomington, IN

Program Info: In the 1980s a strong group of female photographers emerged on the international art scene. Many moved away from straight documentary or modernist photography to create a new type of imagery based on the use of costumes, props, or still-life arrangements. Constructed views by Olivia Parker, Laurie Simmons, and Ruth Thorne-Thomsen are featured in this installation, presented in celebration of Women's History Month. 

IU Art Museum website:

March 7, 2015

Remarkable Women of Indiana
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Indiana State Museum
650 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Program Info: The event will feature lectures, demonstrations and interactive activities surrounding the history of some of Indiana's most incredible women. Topics include Blanche Culbertson, Catharine Coffin, Gene Stratton Porter, Selma Steele as well as discussions about women in science and the role women played during the Civil War era. Remarkable Women of Indiana is included with museum admission [$13/adults, $12/senior (60+) and $8.50/child (3-12)]. Discounted tickets are available for groups of 15 or more.

To view a flyer, click here.

March 13, 2015

2015 Internatinal Women's Day Luncheon: Equality for Women, Progress for All
11:00 AM Check-in | 11:15 AM Welcome & Luncheon | 12:00 PM Keynote Speakers
The Indiana Landmarks Center
1201 Central Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Program Info: Laurie Burns McRobbie, the first lady of Indiana University and accomplished advocate will speak on women in philanthropy and technology. May Oo Mutraw will be the second speaker. May Oo Mutraw is the founder of the Burmese Center for Education in Nora and has worked with Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the opposition party in Burma.

To view a flyer with more information on registering, click here.

March 19, 2015

Phenomenal Women - 50 Phenominal Women of the University of Southern Indiana
6:00 PM Start time
University of Southern Indiana
Carter Hall
8600 University Boulevard
Evansville IN 47712

Program Note: Held during Women's History Month at the University of Southern Indiana, the Phenomenal Women – 50 Phenomenal Women of USI event honors and celebrates women from all walks of life who have made contributions to diversity in the USI and Evansville communities. Additional information is available on the website at

March 21, 2015

Women, Tragedies, Oral History and Eastern European Research Have What in Common?
10:00 AM - 4:00PM
Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
Frank and Katrina Basile Theater

Program Note: Women's History Month was created to pay homage to the women who have made invaluable contributions to society across the generations.  While the country is looking at the famous women who have become everyday names, you can look into your own heritage of female greats!  With Lisa Alzo's assistance (, you could learn to find wonderful stories about your own female ancestors. Lisa was not a genealogist when she started researching her family and you do not need to be a genealogist either.  Who knows what you can learn.  $22; members $18, box lunch $12. Box lunch options: Chicken Salad on whole wheat; Smoked Turkey on whole wheat or Veggie Wrap. Box lunch includes sandwich, kettle chips, pickle, cookie and soda.

Registration includes parking and admission to the Indiana Experience that day. This class is eligible for 4 general LEUs. Register online at or call (317) 232-1882 for more information.

March 25, 2015

Women's History Month Luncheon
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Bloomington-Monroe County Convention Center
302 S College Avenue
Bloomington, IN

For more information, please visit the Bloomington Commission on the Status of Women's website.

March 26, 2015

Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest: Moments in History Award Program
Indiana Statehouse
200 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN

For more information, please visit the Indiana Statehouse Tour Office's website.

Women's History Month Events

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