By looking at Impressionist paintings, we can grasp at what it felt like to be these girls: how they learned and worked, how they spent their spare time, and how they were affected by historical events around them.
How are we different – and similar – to girls who lived decades or centuries ago? What can the artifacts that girls left behind tell us about our present and future?
At Girl Museum, we aim to find out.
Across Time & Space: Multicultural Representations of Girlhood is a survey of girl images from the beginning of recorded civilization to the present.