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Rosie the Riveter Day

National Museum of Industrial History to celebrate Rosie the Riveter Day

The National Museum of Industrial History is celebrating Rosie the Riveter Day Saturday, March 17th in a day full of activities for the whole family.  From 11am to 4pm it will highlight the icon of industrial history and attendees will be able to hear from women who worked at Bethlehem Steel, see a Rosie the Riveter documentary, take selfies with Rosie the Riveter, and take part in a children’s coloring activity.  At 12:30pm there will be a commemorative “Rosie” bush planting on the NMIH plaza. There will be a lot of great photo opportunities throughout the day!  A full schedule of events is below:

11am -12pm: Meet the Experts: Women in Steel
Discussion panel with Steelworkers Archives

12:30pm Commemorative “Rosie” bush planting
Taking place on the NMIH Plaza

1:30pm and 3:30pm:  The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter documentary screenings Taking place in the NMIH Education Center

12pm-3pm  Youth Activities – Meet Rosie the Riveter, color a piece of history, and take a “We Can Do It” selfie in the NMIH lobby!

All programs free with admission             

About the National Museum of Industrial History
A Smithsonian Institution-affiliate, the National Museum of Industrial History is dedicated to preserving America’s rich industrial heritage. Housed in an 18,000-square-foot, 100-year-old former Bethlehem Steel facility on the largest private brownfield in America, the Museum is home to exciting exhibits, engaging programs and amazing history.

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