Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
October 1, 2021 @ 11:00 am - January 23, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Learn about trailblazing Supreme Court justice and cultural icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) through archival photographs and documents, historical artifacts, contemporary art, media stations, and gallery interactives spanning RBG’s varied roles as student, wife to Martin “Marty” Ginsburg, mother, lawyer, judge, women’s rights pioneer, and internet phenomenon.
Highlights include a robe and jabot from RBG’s Supreme Court wardrobe; the official portraits of RBG and Sandra Day O’Connor—the first two women to serve on the Supreme Court—on loan from the National Portrait Gallery; and listening stations where visitors can hear RBG’s delivery of oral arguments, majority opinions, and forceful dissents in landmark Supreme Court cases. Also step into the justice’s world and take a picture standing in a 3D rendering of the Supreme Court bench.
Digital family guide available.
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