Learn about the iconography of the suffrage movement in America with artist and historic preservationist Sarah Marsom. Create your own banner to pay homage to a woman of the past, reinterpret a historic banner, or advocate for women's rights today.
After a short presentation on the history of women's rights, voting rights, and craftivism, focusing on the people, places, and iconography tied to historic suffrage banners, Sarah will guide participants through the creation of their own small banners inspired by one used by Indiana suffragists out of felt or paper. (Use the supplies in your Suffrage Block Party Toolkit or use resources from around the house). Banners can pay homage to someone from the past, advocate for something you believe in today, or maybe a banner that will help motivate you. Participants will be provided with a stencil pack to help inspire their creative expression.
A Part of the Suffrage Block Party. See more events at indianahistory.org/blockparty