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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Online Ritual – From Darkness To Light

Join Frauenmuseum Hittisau in an online ritual on birth and transformation. The occasion is the period between winter solstice and Candlemas (2 February) - a time that celebrates the rebirth of light. Why rituals? According to the Korean-German philosopher and...

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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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