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.

Are you a women’s museum or just want to know more?

Latest News

A Woman’s Museum For Americas No. 1 Suffragette

Failure is impossible These words addressed to the assembled women at her last women' s suffrage convention in 1906, became the motto of her fellow-combatants. Although Anthony sensed that she would not live to see women go to the polls in her lifetime, she was...

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“Be brave” like Nasrin

The Dutch resistance museum was established in 1984. Since its inception, the museum has hosted events and exhibitions related to resistance, peace and human rights annually. This year at the Dutch resistance museum, the exhibition "Be Brave" focused on three citizens...

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fair share! Visibility for Women Artists

Women artists occupied the Piazzetta in front of the Gemäldegalerie in Berlin, Germany under the motto fair share! Visibility for Women Artists on International Women's Day, Monday March 8, 2021. Between 2 and 3 p.m., a performative action took place in which female...

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Happy International Women’s Day

Shining the light on women's achivements, making the world a more equitable place, giving a new perspective of history, developing concepts for the future, and much much more ... These are the things women's and gender museums are doing every day. Celebrate...

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