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Women's Travel Fest
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The best Women’s History Month events in NYC

Celebrate women at these movie screenings, athletic events, talks, parties, shows and more in NYC

By Shaye Weaver

Badass ladies deserve a toast and that's exactly what Women’s History Month is all about–celebrating inspiring women from the past and present. Whether you watch them battle it out in the rink at a roller derby game, meet them at a travel convention for women, or see them on screen at Nitehawk, there are so many ways to show your pride.

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Photograph: Library of Congress

Women March at the New-York Historical Society

Things to do New-York Historical Society | Manhattan, NY, Upper West Side

Celebrating the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in 1920, this exhibit explores the efforts of women to expand democracy before and after the suffrage victory. Using imagery and video footage of women’s action over time, the show draws visitors into engaging with the struggles they've faced up through curent day.

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Nasty Women of the Metropolitan Museum

Things to do Walks and tours

Learn about badass ladies throughout history on this two-hour tour. Highlights include the most powerful female pharaoh of Egypt, the first official Roman empress, women painters who focused on women's lives (not their bodies) and a female scientist in pre-revolutionary France.

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