WHM's Landmark Exhibit - PRETTY POWERFUL: 100 Years of Voting & Style - Exhibit Opening

Date: October 23, 2021 at 12PM - 6PM

Presented By: Worcester Historical Museum

Worcester Historical Museum’s landmark exhibit - PRETTY POWERFUL: 100 Years of Voting & Style commemorates the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote through fashion and the changing roles of women. Opening and Sneak Previews dates coincide with the 171st anniversary of the First National Woman’s Rights Convention in Worcester (October 23-24, 1850).

Thursday, October 21 - SNEAK PEAK 12pm - 4pm

Friday, October 22 - SNEAK PEAK 12pm - 4pm

Saturday, October 23 - OPENING with Interactive Activities 12pm - 6pm

PRETTY POWERFUL will share stories of local activism, empowerment, diversity, inclusion, belonging, and the changing roles of women over the past century through 32 garments and additional accessories. We are proud to amplify all voices that contribute to the fabric and storytelling of Worcester and look forward to welcoming visitors to come together safely to share stories and feel included in the PRETTY POWERFUL story. Come explore the lives and legacies of women who have shaped and continue to shape the Worcester experience - history, social fabric, and culture.

On-line registration is mandatory. No tickets will be sold at the door. Purchase Your Tickets & Catalogs Today! The registration link provided will take you to our registration portal so you may select the preferred date and time of your visit.  This opening is sponsored by Sadick Public Adjusters, Inc.

PARKING - Limited FREE parking is available in the museum lot on Chestnut Street behind Worcester Historical Museum. Additional parking is available at the Pearl-Elm Garage located at 20 Pearl Street at the posted daily rate.


Please be sure to arrive five minutes prior to your timed-tour. We look forward to seeing you at the Museum! 

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