Fourteen Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month in Kansas City

As a majority women-owned and run business, IN Kansas City takes special pride in uplifting and recognizing the dedication of women IN Kansas City. 

It’s always a good time to celebrate women’s achievements, but Women’s History Month brings a bevy of local events that put the spotlight on women in business, art, leadership, and activism. 

Whether it’s a special presentation, networking event, or exhibit, let us be your guide to gatherings celebrating Women’s History Month in Kansas City. 

Mujer Art Exhibit at Maddie Rhodes Center Beginning March 3
This exhibit pairs historical and personal narratives inspired by the daily life of women and the importance of cultural and personal roots. The exhibit will be up all month long, with a symposium on March 18 and a workshop on March 23.

Women’s History Month Trivia Table March 7, Kansas City
The UMKC Women’s Center is hosting a trivia contest themed “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” It honors women in every community who have devoted their lives and talents to producing art and news, pursuing truth, and reflecting society decade after decade. 

On The Rise: Elevating Women in the Building Community March 8, Overland Park
On the Rise aims to empower women in building. This year’s keynote speaker will be Angela Chee, the creator of You, Amplified! and host of The Power of the Only podcast.

International Women’s Day Celebration of Craft March 9, Overland Park
Ten Thousand Villages’ Shobana Gopal will chat about her recent visit with the artisans of Palam Rural Centre in the Tamil Nadu region of India, and Tekia Thompson will share her journey to Ghana working with Global Mamas, plus there will be pop-up guests. 

Women’s History Month Beer Release + Fundraiser + BBQ Pop-Up March 11, Shawnee
Women-owned Servaes Brewing Co. is debuting a beer release for Women’s History Month: the JOCO Loco Strawberry Margarita. InnovateHER KC will get $2 from every pour, and Point & Flat BBQ will serve bites in the taproom.

Women’s History Month Pop-Up at Union March 12, Kansas City
The Strawberry Swing is highlighting local and regional female artists and makers. Meet over 40 makers, plus enjoy food, drinks, and music.

Women’s History Month: Community Cocktails March 15, Kansas City
Join United WE at J. Rieger& Co. for an evening of community cocktails in honor of Women’s History Month. Twenty percent of beverage sales will benefit United WE.

Kicks & Blazers March 16, Kansas City
Join Professional Women of Color for Women’s History Month. Dr. Marjorie Williams will moderate a conversation with GH&H founder, Jessica McClellan, during a conversation about the impact period insecurity has on women of color.

PANTS Co Women’s Dept: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes March 17, Kansas City
The women of The PANTS Co are coming together for an all-woman effort to create 30 audaciously original plays and perform them in 60 “gut-bustlingly insane minutes.”

Tiny Art Night – Women’s History Month March 23, KCK
Join the West Wyandotte branch of Kansas City Kansas Public Library to create a masterpiece inspired by how Women’s History Month has influenced you.

Women’s Panel and Mixer March 25, KCK
Hosted by the UMKC Empowerment Program, this panel will include Tamara Day, host of Bargain Mansions; Nora Gomez, NFM chief merchandising officer; Danie Antonelli of Kitchenaid; and Cici Rojas, CEO of Tico Media.

Women’s Symposium – Empowerment Through Communication March 28, Overland Park
The American Business Women’s Association is hosting presentations from Katherine Holland, the director of the KC 2026 FIFA World Cup Bid, as well as Dr. Katie Ervin, founder and CEO of Catalyst Development.

Fierce Women: Artemisia Gentileschi and the Women Worthies March 30, Kansas City
Join Dr. Eve Straussman-Pflanzer, curator and head of Italian and Spanish paintings at the National Gallery of Art, for this lecture on Gentileschi and her groundbreaking career—including Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes, presently on loan to the Nelson-Atkins.

Women in Green | Central Plains March 30, Kansas City
Celebrate Women’s History Month with women working in the sustainability industry. Join USGBC Central Plains as they “together, write (or rewrite) our stories, self-titled.”