Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change Art Exhibit at Union Station

Our Story: Faces of Suffrage, Portraits of Change is an interactive photo mosaic and art installation depicting a portrait of suffragist and civil rights activist Ida B. Wells. Created by artist Helen Marshall of the People’s Picture, commissioned by the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, and produced by Christina Korp, Purpose Entertainment, Our Story commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s right to vote in the United States. From August 24 to 29, 2020, a large-scale installation of the photo mosaic will be on display in the Main Hall at Union Station.

The mosaic is made up of thousands of photos telling myriad stories of the suffrage movement. In a companion online mosaic, viewers can explore portraits and stories and discover the many National Women’s Suffrage Month programs and events taking place nationwide to commemorate the suffrage centennial in 2020.

To learn more, please watch this promotional video.

Photo courtesy of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission