Visitors will meet more than 120 women through a variety of objects, photographs and documents, and discover what made them so special. They fought for their rights, they conquered the public domain, they served in the resistance, they excelled in forms of art, they wanted to change the world. Women and men Of the Present day give their own views of the stories of the women who feature in the exhibition. Visitors can add the name of a woman they consider important to the exhibition.
Beatrix de Rijk (1883 - 1958): 'I was very proud of the fact that I was the first Dutch woman to be allowed to call herself a licensed aviator.’