A Museum About Mothers, Fathers, and Families
  • New Online Exhibit By Anna Kell & International Events [CLICK]

    - Announcing a new exhibit by Anna Kell online here at the Museum of Motherhood- “Nursing Install” is an exploration of mother-work and art. Read more here [CLICK]. – See also two great events this weekend – The 17th Annual Women’s History Conference at Sarah Lawrence College featuring: Worn Out!: Motherwork in the Age of Austerity […]

  • Community, Caring, and Education [CLICK]

    The Museum of Motherhood (M.O.M.) is an exhibition and education center dedicated to the exploration of family – past, present, and future. We highlight the many roles of women throughout history and in contemporary culture. In our museum space we provide mothers, fathers, youth, caregivers, and mothers-to-be insights into what they will experience as parents and how to handle it. We […]

  • Help Us Find Our Next Stage Location

    Dear MOM Friends – I hope this note finds you all well. As you know– The Museum of Motherhood has occupied a great deal of my time and attention for the last 10 years; first as an idea, then in founding the non-profit Motherhood Foundation Inc., and finally in practice, through traveling exhibits and our […]

  • THANK YOU for You Submissions! MOM Conference 2015

    9th Annual MOM Conference – Museum of Motherhood Call for Papers – “New Maternalisms”: Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable) – CFP Deadline Extended to January 15th – April 30th, May 1st-2nd, NYC 2015 The purpose of this conference focuses on “new maternalisms” and explores “motherwork” and the invisible labor of caregiving in our everyday lived experiences. How […]

  • Meet Our New Intern, Jenny [CLICK]

    A 2010 graduate of Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, Jenny Nigro first became interested in the topics of motherhood/maternity during the summer before her senior year. She spent the time both working as a mother’s helper and interning for a non-profit that supported pregnant and parenting teens in her community. In working with the teens, […]

  • Essential Reading List & Motherhood Hall of Fame [CLICK]

    WE WILL BE SHARING YOUR SUGGESTIONS IN FEBRUARY – Thank You Barnes & Noble and the Museum of Motherhood are having a book fair to raise funds for M.O.M. May 6-10, 2015 Recommend books for M.O.M.’s essential reading list. What does every woman (or man) who mothers need to read? Help us create an amazing list of […]


M.O.M. creates exhibits and shares information about conception, procreation, and the science of the human body


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