February is the month of Black History, V-Day Love, and Susan B. Anthony Day. How do all these things intersect? Let’s try to connect the dots. Black History month was established in 1986. Championed by Carter G. Woodson, the ‘father of Black history’ with an agenda to promote Black studies, history, and culture, “Woodson’s goal from the very beginning was to make the celebration of Black history in the field of history a ‘serious area of study.” (Source). As it turns out, the Carter G. Woodson African American Museum is 2.7 miles from the MOM Art Annex in the city of St. Petersburg. This is just one more reason to embrace our city as we enthusiastically grow our new non-profit museum mission in Pinellas County Florida. The Museum of Motherhood loves you and loves history and herstory!
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Celebrating Women’s History Month
Happy March! This month, we celebrate Women’s History Month. The achievements, issues, and advancements championed by notable women have greatly influenced the scholarship and activism of the Museum of Motherhood. This is why we have chosen to dedicate this post to ways that New Yorkers can honor Women’s History Month. In a city that isContinue reading “Celebrating Women’s History Month”