Imaging Women in the Space Age
Bring your aspiring astronauts to this exhibition showcasing the achievements of America’s pioneering astronauts and highlights the fascination with space women. From the earliest moon goddesses to today’s galactic fashions, visions of females in space have sparked the creative imagination.
The exhibition includes vintage and current images of women as aviators and astronauts from fashion, television, film, pop culture and toys (e.g. Barbie and LEGO astronaut dolls), as well as new developments in space-inspired fashion (space gear/spacesuits for women). Also included are photographs of pioneering astronauts including Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, Mae Jemison, America’s first African-American female astronaut, and Ellen Ochoa, America’s first Hispanic woman to go into space.
Runs through November 3 during regular museum hours:
Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 6 pm