Wisconsin Historical Society

Women's Suffrage Centennial Celebration

Women's Suffrage Centennial Celebration

June 10 | 12:00pm
Wisconsin State Capitol Rotunda

Wisconsin was the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote! Be a part of this 100 year celebration and see an unveiling of the original 19th Amendment, hear from Wisconsin women in leadership, and more! This event is FREE and open to the public.


  • Wear your suffrage whites and celebrate the centennial of the Women's Suffrage Movement.
  • Hear from First Lady Kathy Evers, the Honorable Rebecca Kleefisch, and the Honorable Justice Ann Walsh Bradley.
  • Unveiling of the original 19th Amendment by The Ruth and Hartley Barker Director of the Wisconsin Historical Society, Christian Øverland.


  • View women's suffrage artifacts on display in the Capitol Rotunda for extended hours.


  • Join the Women Members of the 104th Legislative Session for a public reception.

Photo-op with suffragists near the Forward statue at the top of State Street.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Store open. Shop for unique Votes for Women Collection that includes mugs, pennants, pillows, books, lapel pins, and more!

Artifacts & Collections

Explore the Society’s collections and artifacts related to the suffrage movement.

Historic Essays

Discover the history of the suffrage movement in Wisconsin through historic essays, biographies and stories.

Press Books

Shop the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Press titles such as “Women’s Wisconsin” and “History of Wisconsin”.


Learn and share information on the Women's Suffrage Movement.

For all public event queries contact: rachel.buelow@wisconsinhistory.org

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