Michigan Womenís Historical Center has a variety of exhibits that are
ready to send on the road to museums, libraries,
schools, and other institutions and organizations.
Below is a brief description of the most
A Century of Women
- A snapshot of what women in Michigan accomplished from the early 1900s
through the dawn of the 21st Century. Focuses primarily on the work of
Michigan Women's Hall of Fame honorees. 15 large informational panels.
Rental fee: $50/week, minimum two weeks.
Creating A Community: The Early Women of Lansing - Highlighting the accomplishments of outstanding 19th-century Lansing women. Rental fee: $50/week, minimum two weeks.
Diversity: Women of Color in the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame - Bringing
to the fore the women of color in the Michigan Womenís Hall of Fame. 20
small informational panels. Rental fee: $50/week, minimum two weeks.
Faster, Higher, Stronger: Michigan Women in Olympic History -
The first exhibit in our state to honor Michigan's female Olympic athletes. Over the years, at least 100 women Olympians have made their home in Michigan: some born here, some training here, and some retiring here. Rental fee: $100/week, minimum four weeks.
A Few Good Women: Women in the Military During WWII - Highlighting
the contributions of Michigan women in all phases of the war effort. 26 large
informational panels, CD of oral histories, DVD of recruitment videos,
recruitment posters and ads. Rental fee: $125/week, minimum four weeks.
of the Lights: Michigan Women in the U.S. Lighthouse Service - Honoring
the 50+ women who served as lighthouse keepers in Michigan. 15
large informational panels and a
dress-the-keeper hands-on activity. Rental fee: $100/week, minimum four
Women A to Z - Celebrating
the many ways - A is for Aviation, B is for Baseball, etc. - that women have
contributed to the growth of our state. 26 large
informational panels. Rental fee: $125/week, minimum four weeks.
Not Just a Man's War: Michigan Women and the Civil War
what the Civil War meant for the women in Michigan, including some who
moved to the frontline, serving in hospitals and even on battlefields. 1
opening banner, 6 informational panels. Rental fee: $50/week, minimum
Petticoat Patriots: How Michigan Women Won the Vote -
Celebrating the 90th anniversary of woman suffrage, this exhibit
highlights events during the 75 year fight for women's suffrage and
shares the stories of more than 20 women that helped win the ballot.
Rental Fee: $125/week, minimum four weeks.
Resourceful Women: 30 Who Worked to Preserve Michigan's Water,
Woods, and Wildlife - A sampling of the many women who protected
nature and the environment from 1897 to 1980. 12 large information
panels and a design-a-state park magnetic activity board. Rental fee: $100/week, minimum four weeks.
STEMinists: Michigan Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Mathematics - This exhibit aims to combat
barriers remaining to womenís equal participation in STEM fields by
sharing what it means to work in STEM, the stories of successful female
role models, and steps to pursue an interest in STEM.
Rental fee: $125/week, minimum four weeks.
Women Who Dared to Lead: Michigan Women in Politics
Ė Highlighting the accomplishments and struggles of 36 women that forged
the path for women in Michigan politics. 1 opening banner, 1 timeline
and 19 informational panels. Rental fee: $125/week, minimum four weeks.
Renting organizations are responsible for the
transport of exhibits to and from their facilities. Exhibits must be
picked up from and delivered back to the
Michigan Womenís Historical Centerís warehouse (1231 Roth Dr, Lansing,
MI 48911) by minivan, station wagon, or covered pick-up truck at the
information about exhibit content click
on the exhibit title. For travel schedules and installation
contact the Office Manager, Samantha Cumbow, at
or call (517) 484-1880 x203.