The Goddess is all around us in museums, universities, sacred sites, parks, and statues on city streets. In this online exhibit, you will discover goddess history through her presence in public spaces, in ancient and modern times. The intent of this exhibit is to bring a more comprehensive awareness of the Goddess to visitors and to celebrate the many ways we can encounter The Goddess and Public History. Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway, SUNY graduate student, is your guide
This is a graduate student project and it is offered in the spirit of education and learning. It follows the copyright guidelines of fair usage in regard to quotations from articles, websites, and books that are used for educational purposes. Thank you to all who are quoted on these pages.
What You Will Find in This Exhibit
Note to visitors: You can navigate the site by clicking the categories on the right, under Meet the Goddesses, or by clicking on the headlines below, which will take you to the start of each section.
DISCOVERING THE GODDESS
Her place in history and public history.
ANCIENT GODDESS SITES
Public History and the Goddess were there from the beginning of time.
GODDESS STATUES AROUND THE WORLD
She continues to have a place of honor in public spaces around the globe.
FAMOUS GODDESSES IN NEW YORK MUSEUMS
Here's an example of some of the Divine Females you can learn about in museums.
GODDESS EXPEDITIONS TO MUSEUMS
Visits to exhibitions and collections to research and photograph goddesses of many traditions.
And to stand in their presence for a while.
GODDESSES IN THE WILD IN NEW YORK
They are all around - on the streets, in parks, in communities, and up high on buildings!
GODDESSES IN THE NEWS
Goddess discoveries, goddess controversies, and a bit of goddess gossip.
SPIRITUALLY CONNECT TO THE GODDESS
Ideas for developing a more spiritual relationship with the Goddess via public history and practices you can do at home.
Research sources are listed on each page of this exhibit. This page contains the major research sources on one web page.