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Girls of Science Fiction

It’s the 100th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”! Join us to discover her story and the stories of other young women who became science fiction legends, including Madeleine L’Engle, Octavia E. Butler, and Margaret Atwood. Researched and written by Junior Girl Tracy Phillips. Recorded by Tiffany Rhoades. Want more stories like this one? Audible is offering a free audiobook download and free 30-day trial to give you the opportunity to discover more stories about girls in history...

Duration: 00:15:05

Young Girl Artists

At Girl Museum, we have made a commitment to celebrating young girls - in both the past and the present. This means that we usually celebrate historical and social topics, but today we’d like to turn to something that museums are traditionally known for: art. There are so many young girls and women who are using art to make an impact on the world. With the advent of social media, many of these girls have taken to platforms like Instagram and Tumblr to share, celebrate, and utilize their...

Duration: 00:16:10

Girls in the Russian Revolution

This year marks 100 years since the Russian Revolution of 1917. A lot has happened since the years leading up to the Russian Revolution, and girls have been there through every change along the way. Join our Educator Advisor, Hillary Hanel, to explore the girlhood experiences of Zoya Smirnova, Nelly Ptashkina, and Regina Pachter.

Duration: 00:11:32

Girls in Museums 2017

Happy belated International Day of the Girl Child! This holiday, celebrated every year on October 11, focuses on galvanizing worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity for girls to show leadership and reach their full potential. Around the world, groups came together to highlight, discuss, and take action to advance the rights and opportunities for girls everywhere. Here at Girl Museum headquarters, we have long used International Day of the Girl to...

Duration: 00:29:16

Classical Girls’ Bodies

How did the Classical world view the female body? Join Lucy Bickley to explore the philosophical and real world examples of how girls and women could - or could not - control their bodies, and how this led to their status in Classical society. Researched, written, and recorded by Lucy Bickley. Featured in our exhibition, Classical Girls, launching September 2017.

Duration: 00:14:12

Leesburg Stockade Girls

Do you know the tale of the “stolen girls” of the Civil Rights Movement? Join Emily Chandler to explore the story of the Leesburg Stockade, an event in the history of the African-American civil rights movement in which a group of girls, aged eleven to fifteen, were abducted by the police and unlawfully imprisoned in a condemned stockade for taking part in a peaceful protest. The girls were subjected to inhumane conditions and unable to contact their families for rescue. Yet their courage...

Duration: 00:25:46

Women in Egyptian Mythology, Part 1

Devon explores the complex world of female deities in Egyptian mythology. In Part 1, discover Sekhmet, Isis, Hathor and Wadjet.

Duration: 00:26:26

Ancient Girls of Assyria and Babylon

What was life like for a girl in ancient Mesopotamia? Journey with us to discover the lives of girls during the Sumerian, Babylonian, and Assyrian periods in celebration of our latest exhibition, Ancient Girls.

Duration: 00:22:32

Women in Music

Who said, “I hate silence, when it is time to speak”? The answer awaits in our latest podcast, which delves into the lives of six incredible women in music history. These women didn’t just make awesome music - they proved that women could do anything and left a lasting influence on our musical heritage. #ShePersisted barely scratches the surface when talking about these women!

Duration: 00:28:17

Girls and Bollywood

Emily Chandler explores how women and girls are represented in Bollywood musicals. She also talks with girls who are part of the Indian diaspora, shedding light on how Bollywood influences real life girls and women.

Duration: 00:23:09

Girls in Astronomy

Chelsea and Tiffany take an in depth look at six women who greatly impacted the fields of astronomy and space exploration. Join them to discover how women paved the way for some of the greatest discoveries and achievements of the twentieth century.

Duration: 00:18:00

Jacqueline Wilson

Join us to explore the life and works of children’s author Jacqueline Wilson, as told by one of her biggest fans - Junior Girl Emily Chandler!

Duration: 00:16:04

News Roundup: December 2016

It’s our last news roundup podcast ever! Tune in for exciting announcements on where girl news is going, and a roundup of the latest stories on girls from around the world.

Duration: 00:17:00

Sneak Peek of 52

It’s sneak peek time! Discover three amazing stories upcoming in our first exhibition of 2017 - 52. 52 explores fifty-two objects from museum collections that showcase unique stories about what it has meant - and still means - to be a girl.

Duration: 00:13:07

News Roundup - November 2016

Tiffany rounds up the latest girl news from around the globe, including: - What the US elections mean for women; - New campaigns to combat gender-based violence; - First steps for female senators, CoverGirls, and others; - New inventions that could radic

Duration: 00:24:06

Tales of Warrior Women

Join Sarah Raine to discover the tales of Warrior Women from history, myth, and religion as we celebrate the launch of our latest exhibit, Warrior Princess. Sarah also discusses the importance of storytelling, and how these stories influence girls today.

Duration: 00:19:20

News Roundup - October 2016

Join us for the latest girl-related news from around the world, including a special announcement about our latest fundraiser and how you can get these limited edition Girl Power shirts!

Duration: 00:18:53

IDG 2016: Girls in Museums

Join our Junior Girls to explore how girls are represented in museums across Europe and the United States, in celebration of International Day of the Girl 2016. Museums reviewed include the Confluence Museum, Hands on History in Hull, The British Museum, Georgian House in Edinburgh, Museo Picasso, the Museum of Brands, Packaging, and Advertising, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame.

Duration: 00:39:32

News Roundup for September 2016

Join us as we round up the latest girl-related news for the month of September. Stories include updates on #BringBackOurGirls, new legislation on women’s rights, details on the rise of acid attacks against young girls, the Kung Fu nuns, and many incredible girls making strides in STEM and various competitions.

Duration: 00:20:23

Gazed and Confused: Five Awesome Female Artists

Celebrate the launch of our latest exhibit, Gazed and Confused, with a special look at the stories behind five of the most influential and ground-breaking female artists of all time. Join us to discover the stories of Guan Daosheng, Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keefe, Mary Cassatt, and Rosa Bonheur.

Duration: 00:17:55

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