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Every Path Laid Open: Women of Concord and the Quest for Equality

May 07, 2021 — November 07, 2021

Overview

Every Path Laid Open: Women of Concord and the Quest for Equality includes rare artifacts from the collection that tell the story of Concord women of the past – some famous and some almost invisible. Each portrait, needlework, or piece of historic clothing, carefully preserved by succeeding generations and now by the Concord Museum, makes it possible to create meaning from the lives of ordinary citizens as well as prominent residents.  There is also a special media component in the exhibition celebrating today’s women of Concord – from educators to entrepreneurs, firefighters to farmers, and artists to activists. The title of the exhibition comes from a compelling quote by 19th century feminist Margaret Fuller describing the ultimate goal of her fellow advocates for women’s suffrage: “We would have every path laid open to woman as freely as to man.”

Concord Museum has many wonderful programs and forums inspired by the Every Path Laid Open exhibition. Be sure to check the Museum’s calendar for more information. To find out more about the “Women of Concord Walking Tour”  click here: https://visitconcord.org/walking_tours/women-of-concord-walking-tour/

 

 

Please consider making a gift to support our efforts to explore the visionary reformers of Concord’s past, engage in conversations with contemporary women leaders, and inspire a new generation in the quest for gender equality.
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Silhouette, S. (Sarah) Margaret Fuller, Marchioness D’Ossoli (1810-1850), Concord Museum Collection, Gift of Miss Mary Gill

Sponsors

       LEAD SPONSOR

    CORPORATE SPONSORS

       COMMUNITY GRANTS

      Concord Cultural Council

Individual Sponsors

BENEFACTORS

The Barrett Family
Barbara and David Boardman
Gloria and Chuck Clough
Cynthia and Bryon Deysher
Ralph Earle and Jane Mendillo
Barbara Kent Elliott
Susan Fagerstrom and Doug Johnston
Churchill Franklin
Anne Hayden and Ivan Burns
Miller S. & Adelaide S. Gaffney Foundation
Andrea and David Meyers
Eric and Stacey Mindich
The Redmond Family
Holly and Louis Salemy
Patti Satterthwaite and John Muresianu
Maryrose and Brian Sykes
Janet and Henry Vaillant
Carol Wilson

SUPPORTERS

Anonymous (2)
Jo Anne Albright
Susie Alex
Dr. Judith Balogh
John Barnes
David Barney
Doris Birmingham
Edith Boyden
Joan Campbell
Carol Lovell Carmody
Kate and Robert Chartener
Manny Correia and Tom Harvey
Jennifer Craig
John Cratsley
Debra’s Natural Gourmet
Nancy Donahue
Lou and Mason Fackert
Barbara Flight
Leah Giles
Eric D. Green
F. Whiting Hays
Douglas Herman and Roberta Herlich Herman
Gail Keane
Karin and Justin Kliger
Sarah Lazarus
Michael and Jennifer Lannan
Teresa MacNutt
Suzanne M. Murphy, PhD
Judith R. Neilson
Jennifer Pline
Thomas Putnam
Jane Randall
Bob Ripley
Jill Roberts
Joel Rosen
The Rev. Barbara Smith-Moran
Wayne Thornbrough
Mary Jeanne Tufano
Renate von Buelow Wilson
Susan Whitehead
Elise and Alan Woodward
Mary Jane and Bernie Wuensch
(as of May 1, 2021)