Wishing you all a wonderful Women’s History Month!
Women’s History Month is an annual celebration of the accomplishments and contributions from women in history. With Atlanta being such an influential city, make sure you celebrate and honor Women’s History Month, with a few of these exciting things to do in the ATL.
1-4. The best exhibitions to check out this Women’s History Month
Take a look back on Atlanta’s history with the suffragette movement, or witness the iconic Obama portraits up close and personal. There are so many incredible female-focused exhibitions in Atlanta at the moment, perfect for visiting this Women’s History Month. Check out a few recommendations below, or click here for the full round-up.
- Pioneers, Influencers, and Rising Voices: Women in the Collection – High Museum of Art
- The Obama Portraits Tour – High Museum of Art
- This Is America: The Unsettling Contradictions in American Identity – Atlanta Contemporary
- Orchid Daze – Atlanta Botanical Garden
5-8. Support Atlanta’s women-owned businesses
Atlanta’s home to a wealth of women-owned businesses. From the best in health and beauty to bookshops, sensational restaurants to home décor. Check out some recommendations below, or you can check-out our full round-up, here.
- The Village Retail Market – Ponce City Market
- For Keeps Bookstore – Sweet Auburn
- Star Provisions Market & Cafe – Blandtown
- Finca to Filter – West End
9. The new powerful mural on Ponce for International Women’s Day
On International Women’s Day, the Mayor of Atlanta unveiled a new mural located at 458 Ponce de Leon Ave . Painted by ATL artist Sarah Neuburger, the mural was commissioned by the City of Atlanta and the Carter Center. It represents the impact that meaningful information has on women, their families and their communities. Click here for more information.
10-13. Eat out at some of the incredible women-owned restaurants in Atlanta
A great way to honor Women’s History Month is supporting local women-owned restaurants. With an extensive collection of cuisines, there’s something for every palate! Check out some recommendations below, or have a look through our full round-up.
- Monkey 68 – Roswell
- Slutty Vegan – Multiple locations
- Twisted Soul – Blandtown
- Anna’s BBQ – Kirkwood
14. Pay a visit to the South’s oldest feminist bookstore
Charis Books and More specialize in diverse and unique books on feminism, tackling issues faced by women on the daily. Located in Decatur, there are children’s books, feminist, and cultural studies books, books on anti-racism, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer fiction/non-fiction. Click here for more information.
15. Plan your visit to the nation’s largest women’s expo
Women from all over the world will be in Atlanta for the Ultimate Women’s Expo, the largest producer of Women’s Expos in the United States! Big names like Jane Fonda, Kelis, and Real Housewives royalty will be in attendance. Click here for more information.