Star Girls: Annie Jump Cannon

Girls and women have made huge impacts in the science of astronomy and space exploration. This field combines mathematics, physics and chemistry to explain the origin and evolution of celestial objects and phenomena. This includes everything from planets, moons, and...

Girls of the Met: Young Woman Peeling Apples

“Young Woman Peeling Apples” by Nicolaes Maes, ca. 1655, Dutch. On view in Gallery 964 at time of writing. Girls of the Met is a column that looks at how the Metropolitan Museum of Art is representing girls in their collections, using items that are...

Girls of the Met: Young Girl Bathing

“Young Girl Bathing” by Auguste Renoir, 1892. On view in Gallery 961 at time of writing. Girls of the Met is a column that looks at how the Metropolitan Museum of Art is representing girls in their collections, using items that are publicly on view, and...

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