Degas: Removing the romance from ballet

If I were to ask you to think of a painting of a ballerina, I could almost bet money on the fact you would picture ‘Ballet at the Paris Opera’, ‘Dancer with a Bouquet of Flowers’, or many of the other works by Degas. Degas’ paintings are...

Giving Thanks

While those in America–and those Americans scattered around the globe–give thanks, we here at Girl Museum also give thanks to everyone who donates their time, money, and support to help us keep running. Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts.

The Curious Fox Sisters

How did two girls change the course of paranormal experiences in America? Tiffany recaps their strange and tragic lives.

TV Review: Friday Night Lights – Season 3, Episode 1

Adrianne Palicki starred as Tyra Collette on Friday Night Lights. I initially thought that Friday Night Lights was a show just about high school football in small town America, and while the sport is central to the series, the show is about so much more. In the very...

TV Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003)

Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy. On March 10th 1997, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the cult fantasy drama created by Joss Whedon and starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, debuted. Despite being over two decades old, the series is still as influential as ever. It...

More Than Pretty: Regency Era

Louisa Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrook, later Countess of Sandwich (1781-1862) as Hope. Thomas Lawrence. Oil on canvas, c. 1804. This blog is part of series linked to our exhibition, More than Pretty, which looks at body decoration of girls...

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