March is Women’s History Month! Check out these programs and exhibits celebrating the multi-faceted experience of being a woman in King County and beyond.
• Comic Book Reality: Superheroes and the Power of Representation | March 11, 6:00pm, Free Online Event. The Southwest Seattle Historical Society presents Humanities Washington lecturer T. Andrew Wahl speaking on how everything from social movements to business concerns to changing demographics have shaped the reality seen in the pages of comics.
• Iconic Black Women: Ain’t I A Woman | Ongoing, Free Online Exhibit. The Northwest African American Museum presents a celebration of over 25 impactful Black women in a collection of vibrant portraits by artist and entrepreneur Hiawatha D.
• Objects of Pride: Missing and Finding Community Connections | March 23, 6:30pm, Free Online Event. MOHAI and KCLS present an evening with local guests as they share their own stories through objects that inspire memories of their experiences in the LGBTQ+ community.
• Where Beauty Lies | In-Person Exhibit, Free with Admission. The Wing Luke will open its doors to in-person visits again stating March 5. Its newest exhibit Where Beauty Lies examines the complicated history, culture, industry, psychology, and politics of beauty from the Asian Pacific American perspective.
• What Difference Do Renton Women Make? | Ongoing, Free Online Exhibit. Renton History Museum presents an exhibit that explores the ways in which Renton women have defied narrow expectations and shaped the city in important ways throughout history.