Sunday in the Cayuga County area, local museums will host two talks on women's suffrage and one on a lesser-known woman artist.
• Melinda Grube will discuss the role of New York women in the struggle for gender equality and progressive change in "From Seneca Falls to Suffrage," taking place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Frontenac Museum, 178 Cayuga St., Union Springs. The talk is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served. For more information, call (315) 889-7778.
AUBURN — In 1915, many were sure that women would earn the right to vote in New York state. …
• At 6 p.m., an illustrated lecture on women's suffrage will take place at the Cayuga Museum Carriage House Theater, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. It will be presented by Dr. Susan Goodier, author of "Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State," in conjunction with the museum's current exhibit, "Woman's Protest: Two Sides of the Fight for Suffrage in New York." Admission to the talk is $10 for museum members and $12 for the general public. For more information, visit cayugamuseum.org or call (315) 253-8051.
• At 7 p.m., Linda Post Van Buskirk and Marilyn Post will present a program on 19th century artist Celia Murdock at the Howland Stone Store Museum, 2956 Route 34B, Aurora. They will show how her work, which is displayed at the museum, fits into the artistic styles of her time, as well as what Murdock may have seen during her time in France. Admission to the talk is free and open to the public. For more information, visit howlandstonestore.org.