Category Archives: Bryn Mawr Golden Sages Events

March 26th: “The Women of Philadelphia: A Documentary”

Announcing our Spring Event! On Thursday, March 26, 2015, we will preview “The Women of Philadelphia: A Documentary,” being created by Nancy Moses and History Making Productions. Nancy will show us clips, discuss how the documentary is being made, answer questions and ask for our suggestions of women to add.

The presentation will be at Wyndham Alumnae House, 101 N. Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA at 10:15 am followed by lunch, if you wish to stay.

Please use the Registration form to send in your reservations and payment, to be received by Cynthia Washington in the Alumnae Office by March 19. You may contact Cynthia at or 610-526-5233 with any questions.

The Women of Philadelphia will be the first documentary about the history of Philadelphia, or any city, as seen through the perspectives, contributions and impacts of women! Learn how known and unknown women have, over 350 years, despite challenges, significantly shaped Philadelphia. Lucretia Mott, Ernesta Ballard and more will be featured.

Nancy Moses has an MA in American Civilization, has been Director of the Atwater Kent Museum, was executive staff for Penn’s Center for Philadelphia Studies, and authored Lost in the Museum: Hidden Treasures and the Stories They Tell, as well as many articles. To learn more about The Women of Philadelphia: A Documentary and how the past sets the context for the present, please visit the website:

Save the Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015, 10:15 am to 12 noon, lunch optional.

We are thrilled to have Nancy Moses as speaker, with a subject we all care about!

I look forward to seeing you,

Janet H. Henderson ’57

Representative of the Bryn Mawr College Golden Sages

April 21st: Visit the PMA with the Scarlet Sages

Visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Perelman Building for a special exhibit, “Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur from the Joan and Victor Johnson Collection.” Victor was a member of Haverford’s class of 1949, and Joan will lecture on these decorated documents depicting Pennsylvania German life from their premier private collection.

No cost other than admission to the Perelman Building ($10, $8 for seniors, Museum members free). Open to both Sages and younger alums. To register contact Margaret Gindhart at (610) 896-1329, or

February 22nd in Naples, FL: Baker Museum of Art trip

Join the Haverford Scarlet Sages in a docent-led visit to the Baker Museum of Art for a traveling exhibition, “Gods and Heroes: Painting and Sculptures from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.”

Over 200 masterpieces from the collection of France’s greatest art school, most of which have not previously been seen outside the school.

No cost other than Museum admission of $10 per person. To register contact Bill Kaye HC’54 at (239) 353-7337, or

“Innovation and the Liberal Arts” with President Kim Cassidy

Join fellow Golden, Scarlet, and Garnet Sages and President Kim Cassidy as she shares her perspective on why liberal arts education remains a model for the world, and a worthy cause.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Wyndham Alumnae House
10:15 am – coffee/tea and muffins
10:30 am until 11:15 am – talk
11:15 am until 11:45 am – questions
12 noon – luncheon by reservation

To register, email Cynthia Washington at cwashing AT brynmawr DOT edu.

A 5th Day at the Races with the Scarlet Sages

Haverford College Scarlet Sages invites the Bryn Mawr College Golden Sages to their fifth annual Day at the Races.

Wednesday, September 17 at Noon
Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack
In Chester, PA (Just off Exit 8 of I-95)

Learn about the history and future of harness racing in PA from Mike Izzo, CFO of the PA Harness Horsemen’s Association.

For more information, please contact Margaret Gindhart in Haverford Alumni Relations at (610) 896-1329. RSVP by September 12th, 2014.