Women’s History Month is underway, and all month long, festivities are taking place across the Capital City. If you’re searching for a celebration with a side of creativity, the Trenton City Museum is here to help you bring your vision of Women’s “Her-story” to life.

On Sunday, March 19th, Trenton City Museum will host its What Makes Her History event. During this artistic afternoon, attendees can create a collage highlighting all that Women’s History Month means to them. The event will occur from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Ellarslie Mansion at 299 Parkside Ave., Trenton, NJ 08606. This event is open to all ages. Admission is free, but donations are welcome to support the Trenton City Museum’s work. If you’re interested in attending, you can register online here: Register – Trenton City Museum.

This upcoming event is a unique opportunity to reflect on the meaning of Women’s History Month with the crucial ladies in your life. Beverly Keese-Kelley of the Trenton Museum Society will guide the event. All participants will be given a cardboard cutout featuring the silhouette of a woman. On this outline, guests will be asked to create a collage highlighting the women who inspire them. Whether these are famous women of history, current figures, or even a woman in your personal life, you are invited to make these memorable women a part of your artwork. By the event’s conclusion, you will have a beautiful display of what this particular month means to you.

This event is part of the exciting calendar of activities the Trenton City Museum produces each month. In addition to extensive gallery collections, TCM provides the community with abundant educational activities, live music, and more. The museum is located at the ornate Ellarslie Mansion, an Italianate villa uilt in 1848. The museum is the centerpiece of the city’s oldest park, Cadwalader Park. The museum highlight’s Trenton illustrious historical, industrial, and cultural past, sending visitors on a journey through the city’s storied past. If you’d like to read more about the museum, its exhibits, and all the exciting opportunities, you can check out their website here: Home – Trenton City Museum.

This event is an excellent opportunity for guests of all ages to reflect on the women who have impacted their lives and use their stories to create a unique piece of artwork. Whether you decide to keep your collage or gift it to a remarkable woman in your life, there’s no doubt that the art you create will be cherished for years to come. If you have any questions before enrolling, pleaseontact the Trenton City Museum at (609) 989-1191 or info@ellarslie.org for additional details. Don’t let this engaging and educational event pass you by; enroll today!

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