(1) commend the history of women in their organizations, activities, and accomplishments here in the Lexington-Fayette area; (2) demonstrate support for women's contributions and the continuing empowerment of all women in our community; and, (3) serve as a source of inspiration and encouragement to all citizens.
The public art installation is part of the national celebrations in 2020 of the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, recognizing the right of women to vote. Through November 6th, 2018, Breaking the Bronze Ceiling invites Kentucky residents to submit nominations for women or events in women’s history in and around Lexington that should be considered for future public commemoration. We ask that submitters offer no more than three (3) nominations of an event, person or group important to Lexington's history.
* If an event, it must have happened at least 20 years ago; If a person of significance, that person must no longer be living and must be known for an event, movement or action that took place at least 20 years ago.
* Groups or categories of women, not bound by time, will be taken into consideration (immigrant workers, domestic workers, etc.)