Women’s Weekend

We are superwomen—yes I am and yes we are. Spend the weekend with Cincinnati Museum Center on March 7 and 8 celebrating the contributions of women and girls in the Cincinnati area! Meet local leaders in a variety of fields, all the while commemorating Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day. And remember—who run the world? Girls!

Saturday
Activities:

Decoding Animal DNA with CMC Zoology Manager Emily Imhoff
10 a.m. to noon. Located in front of the DNA Lab.

Creek Critters with Elizabeth Fet of Sanitation District 1
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located in STEM Lab.
Featuring aquatic organisms that call the creeks their home. Learn about their role in monitoring water quality and how biologists use this data.

Her Story Must be Told: Women’s Voices from the Holocaust presented by the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located in the Avenue.

Her Story uniquely presents the memories, photos, and stories of 15 Jewish women who survived the Holocaust. The women are from a dozen different countries, reflecting different survivor experiences. Each story shares unique ways of survival: fighting in the resistance, living in hiding or with false identity, and enduring concentration camps. Collectively, the stories of sisters, daughters, mothers, wives, and friends celebrate women’s strength and valor.

Women Making a Difference Panel
11 a.m. to noon. Located in Newsreel Theater.

Panelists include:
Mary Wineberg – 2008 Olympic gold medal winner, author and motivational speaker
Kate E. McCracken – Cincifatty Body Liberation
Mirsada Kadiric – Board President of Refugee Connect
Louise Lawarre – Founding member and executive director of Greater Anderson Promotes Peace

Empowerment Badges with artist Pam Kravetz
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located in KidSPACE.
Part of Celebrating Women Artists at Cincinnati Museum Center.

Gallery Talk featuring Mirsada Kadiric and Louise Lawarre in the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center*
12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Located in Holocaust & Humanity Center.

*Included with the purchase of Holocaust & Humanity Center admission

Q-KIDZ Dance Team
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Rotunda

She Persisted: Women Making a Difference
1 to 1:45 p.m. Located in Newsreel Theater.

A One-Woman Show starring Grace Cail and directed by Torie Wilkins

Body Liberation Workshop: by Members of the Cincifatty Body Liberation Community
1 to 2:30 p.m. Located in SKY Classroom.

This interactive workshop will explore many dimensions of body liberation and invite you on a journey of self-discovery.

Fossils with Dr. Brenda Hunda
1 to 3 p.m. Paleontology Lab

Vendors:
  • Sweet Jazz Treats
  • Sugar Innovations
  • Glam Hoarder
  • Savage Juliette
  • Mary Wineberg, author
  • Girl Scouts Cookie Booth
  • L Did That
Community Tables:
  • Self Advocates Being Empowered
  • US Census Bureau
  • Pi Sigma Zeta
  • Holocaust and Humanity Center
  • Her Story Must be Told: Women’s Voices from the Holocaust
  • Patterns for Success, LLC
  • The Greater Cincinnati Women's American Legion Post 644
Sunday
Activities:

Her Story Must be Told: Women’s Voices from the Holocaust presented by the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located in the Avenue.

Her Story uniquely presents the memories, photos, and stories of 15 Jewish women who survived the Holocaust. The women are from a dozen different countries, reflecting different survivor experiences. Each story shares unique ways of survival: fighting in the resistance, living in hiding or with false identity, and enduring concentration camps. Collectively, the stories of sisters, daughters, mothers, wives, and friends celebrate women’s strength and valor.

GE Aviation STEM activities
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Located in STEM Lab.

Examining our Beliefs and Perspectives talk with the YWCA
11:45 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. Located in Newsreel Theater.

Board Games with Super HEROINES Inc.
Noon to 4 p.m. Located in the Sky Classroom.

Women in Theater Panel with Ensemble Theater
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Located in Newsreel Theater.

Panelists include:
D. Lynn Meyers – Producing Artist Director
Lauren Carr – Director of Education, Engagement and Inclusion
Laura Proto – Director of Development

Vendors:
  • Sweet Jazz Treats
  • Savage Juliette
  • Girl Scouts Cookie Booth
  • L Did That
Community Tables:
  • Self Advocates Being Empowered
  • The Women in Military Service for America Memorial, Washington D.C.
  • YWCA
  • US Census Bureau
  • Pi Sigma Zeta
  • Holocaust and Humanity Center
  • Her Story Must be Told: Women’s Voices from the Holocaust

This program is made possible, in part, by Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.