Friday, March 27, 2015

Upcoming Events with the Museum of Motherhood in NYC


The Museum of Motherhood (M.O.M.) is an exhibition and education center dedicated to the exploration of family – past, present, and future with a focus on mothers, fathers, and families. All events listed here are FREE and open to the public.

Annual Academic MOM Conference
April 30-May 2, 2015 MOM Conference at The Graduate Center & Manhattan College, NYC
Barnes & Noble Event Schedule is as Follows 
May 6 (Wed) 7-9p – The Mom Egg Review, multiple authors
May 7 (Thurs) 7-9p – Motherhood Hall of Fame w/special guest poetry performances
May 8 (Fri) 7-9p – Listen to Your Mother, w/ Amy Wilson and other authors featuring selections
May 9 (Sat) 1-3p – Laura Fuentesentrepreneur & chef
May 10 (Sun 1-3p – Katharine Holabird (1-2)Susan Konig (2-3), children’s book authors
Book fair runs May 6-15th 
To participate in the B & N Book Fair Fundraiser for the Museum of Motherhood people must do the following:
May 6-15, 2015. Go to (www.bn.com/bookfairs) for ANY book purchase. Click the button “Start Shopping.” To benefit the Museum of Motherhood collect your purchases in the check-out process and in the Payment section, scroll down to the bottom where it saysCheck this Box if this is a Bookfair Order. When you check the box, type book fair ID#11455805 in the provided box. Questions about an order: 800-962-6177 
Thank You!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

International Women's Day

Can you imagine a premier who announced "sexual violence is rooted in misogyny which is deeply ingrained in our culture?" It happened in Canada this weekend. Let us all come together to denounce violence of any kind-- and especially against women, which continues to be enough of a problem that Canada's Premier has made it a national feminist agenda.