Nashville Celebrates 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

We join with the entire Nashville community in celebrating the centennial of the national ratification of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution affirming the right for women to vote. To honor the occasion, local organizations have organized many women-focused events.


The Tennessee State Museum is hosting an interactive exhibit titled “Ratified! Statewide!” featuring stories from every county in Tennessee and is hosting a “Lunch & Learn: Why August 18, 1920 Still Matters” on August 18.

The Nashville Ballet is offering a free online performance of “72 Steps” on August 18.

The Dedication of the TN Woman Suffrage Monument will be on August 18 at Cenntenial Park.

Nashville Public Library hosts “Votes for Women: Virtual Grand Opening” virtually on August 18.

Nashville Public Television is hosting a virtual screening event of “By One Vote: Woman Suffrage in the South” with the Tennessee State Museum and Nashville Public Library on August 18.

Tennessee Performing Arts Center presents “Her Flag: A Suffrage Celebration” on August 18.

On display at the Frist Art Museum, “We Count: First-Time Voters” now through January 3, 2021.

Lane Motor Museum hosts “Opportunity and the Open Road: Women’s Suffrage and Mobility” now through May 31, 2021.

“We Have a Vision: Nashville Women from the Centennial to Suffrage” is on exhibit at The Parthenon until January 13, 2021.

Enjoy these events and more as Nashville celebrates the Centennial of the 19th Amendment!