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Remarkable Women In And Around Ossining

March 15 - April 5

Remarkable Women In And Around Ossining

“Remarkable Women In and Around Ossining” is a multi-modal exhibit that will highlight the lives and accomplishments of 16 women who lived in our midst.  Some, like abolitionist Sojourner Truth, need little introduction, while others, like Anne M. Dorner, have a middle school named after them yet remain a mystery.

Through words, pictures, and artifacts, you’ll experience the personality of each woman, the history around them, and learn about their contributions to our community and the world.

The list includes artists and activists, abolitionists and suffragists, philanthropists and missionaries.

It’s an eclectic group, bound together by one essential element – they all made a difference to the world in front of them.

“A person’s legacy isn’t all about the grand sweep of history; sometimes it’s about quiet choices that touch the lives of others.”
– Patti Davis

Exhibit Dates: March 15 – April 5, 2024
Opening Reception: March 15, 2024 7-9PM

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Friday: 10AM-4PM
Saturdays, March 16 & 23: 10AM-2PM

Curated By Caroline Curvan

Caroline Curvan is the current Ossining Town Historian

She is also a professional researcher, writer, and Broadway stage manager, as well as a teacher of English Composition and Literature at the college level.  Recent career highlights include co-authoring Croton Point Park: Westchester’s Jewel on the Hudson for the History Press, lead researcher for the PBS/American Masters documentary Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page, and stage manager for Broadway shows including The Kite Runner, The Collaboration, Kinky Boots and Chicago.

She writes the popular blog OssiningHistoryontheRun.com

This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by ArtsWestchester.


March 15
April 5
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Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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