Photographs of women's museums in a collage surrounding IAWM

“The women are the ones who write the history of the world! There has to be a women’s museum in every country of this world.”

Shirin Ebadi

Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (2003) and official godmother of IAWM

Welcome to the International Association of Women’s Museums (IAWM). We are thrilled to share with you our organization and members, which seek to provide women’s museums – and those who work with them – a place to share and collaborate. Learn about our history, our goals, and our members.

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At the birthplace of women’s rights

Soon after passing the city limits of Seneca Falls it is obvious – you are travelling on historic grounds. "Women's Rights National Historic Park", "Wesleyan Chapel", "National Women's Hall of Fame", "House of Elisabeth Cady Stanton"... signs that remind you of what...

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Women’s Museum Mexico: lecture

Women's Museum Mexico invites you to an online lecture on Carmen Mondragón (1893-1978) also known as Nahui Olin. The contemporary of Frida Kahlo was a painter, poet and model who shaped Mexico during the 1920s and 1930s. Learn more about Nahui Olin and her time in the...

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Let’s go to America…

...to airports and shopping-malls, to art museums and little galeries, to former farm houses and factories, to shops and offices – in short: to ordinary and extraordinary locations that are housing women' s museums. It is 2018 and my friend Resi and I are heading for...

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10 Years Interessengemeinschaft Frau und Museum

An initiative becomes an institution Getting involved + making visible On 3 November 2020, the Interessengemeinschaft Frau und Museum celebrated its tenth anniversary of foundation, unfortunately only in a small circle of the board due to Corona, but with a lot of joy...

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