Rosie the Riveter Day

If you’re planning on visiting our Rosie the Riveter Day please note the setup for the Molly’s SouthSide St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celebration will be taking place. You can enter on Founder’s Way and park in the ‘Ruins East’ parking lot or use the Northampton Community College Fowler Campus lot for museum parking.

Rosie the Riveter Day

The National Museum of Industrial History is celebrating an icon of industrial history on March 17th from 11am to 4pm with its first ever “Rosie the Riveter Day”.  Attendees will be able to hear from women who worked at Bethlehem Steel, see a Rosie the Riveter documentary, and take selfies with Rosie the Riveter, and take part in a children’s coloring activity.  This is a fun event for the whole family, and included in regular museum admission! The 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             

Funding for this program has been graciously provided by the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation.

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