Rape in Art

April 10, 2015
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We delve into a historical and artistic exploration of rape.   We look at how art has depicted rape from ancient times to today, exploring the stories behind the paintings and the evolution of the term "rape."  Parental discretion advised.

News Roundup March 2015

March 26, 2015
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Tiffany rounds up the latest girl-related news around the world for the month of March.  We delve into the Commission on the Status of Women, viral social media campaigns, new legislation in various countries, and a huge amount of incredible girls who inspire us!

STEM Girls

March 6, 2015
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Our own STEM Girl, Hillary Hanel, explores our latest exhibit -- STEM Girls!  Hillary explores the place of girls and women in STEM fields, why these fields are important, and introduces us to a variety of STEM careers that you might not have known about.  Hillary also talks about her own studies in biology, history, and museum studies and what that has led her to do as a career!  Tune in, and be sure to visit our STEM Girls exhibit at www.girlmuseum.org.

News Roundup: February 2015

February 28, 2015
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We round up the latest girl-related news from around the world.  Stories include incredible girls, movements for women's rights and justice, new legislation in the U.S. and Africa, and updates on ISIS and #BringBackOurGirls.

Women in the Civil Rights Movement

February 13, 2015
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Explore the female leaders of the Civil Rights Movement with Junior Girl Hannah Hill.  We discuss women such as Coretta Scott King, Ella Baker, and Septima Clark, as well as the many unknown women found in images from the period.

January News Roundup

January 29, 2015
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Tiffany rounds up the latest girl-related news, including stories from the United Nations, new campaigns and landmark achievements for girls, and updates on ongoing campaigns such as #BringBackOurGirls.  She also spotlights the incredible girls of January 2015, from Sierra Leone to Thailand to Croatia.

January News Roundup

January 29, 2015

Tiffany rounds up the latest girl-related news, including stories from the United Nations, new campaigns and landmark achievements for girls, and updates on ongoing campaigns such as #BringBackOurGirls.  She also spotlights the incredible girls of January 2015, from Sierra Leone to Thailand to Croatia.

Girl for Sale

January 17, 2015
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In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month and #NHTAD, we look at our 2010 exhibition, Girl for Sale.  Join us for a peak at the artworks and poetry of and by girl who have been victims of human trafficking.  Featuring special guest readings by Laura Perez of the National American Poetry Museum.

News Roundup December 2014

December 30, 2014
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Junior Girl Tiffany Rhoades rounds up the latest girl-related news from around the world.  Feature stories include our incredible girls, reports on the state of children around the world, and a look at the effects of ISIS, new laws, and upcoming decisions that will affect girls in 2015.

Surfer Girl

December 11, 2014
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How were surfer girls represented in fine art?  What do these representations tell us about the history of girls in surfing?  We look at female surfers in art from the time of European arrival until the mid-twentieth century in this Girls in Art podcast to accompany our newest exhibit!

News Roundup November 2014

November 28, 2014
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Junior Girl Tiffany Rhoades rounds up the latest girl-related news for the month of November!  Stories include #16days, an update on #BringBackOurGirls, elections, new campaigns, and info on our upcoming exhibition launch!

Girls in Art: Sports Girls

November 14, 2014
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Explore the history of girls in sports through art!  We take a look at art from the Ancient Greeks to the early 20th century to show how girls in art have -- and have not -- been shown engaged in sporting activities.  Written and researched by Junior Girl Katie Weidmann and narrated by Junior Girl Tiffany Rhoades.

News Roundup October 2014

October 31, 2014
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Junior Girl Tiffany Rhoades rounds up the latest girl-related news.  New studies, new campaigns, and tons of incredible girls happened in October!  We also delve into news on FGM, legislation, the Islamic State, and an update on the kidnapped Chibok girls in Nigeria.

Girls in the Museum

October 11, 2014
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For #IDG2014, we're exploring how girls are represented in museums around the world!  Join special guest Tamara Patten from the Te Papa Museum, Junior Girls Hillary Hanel and Sarah Jackson, and Head GIrl Ashley Remer to explore museums and their girl-related objects in New Zealand; Brighton, UK; and Detroit, Michigan, USA!

September News Roundup

September 25, 2014
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Junior Girl Tiffany rounds up Septembers news around the world.  She discusses new data on child marraige, cases on female genital mutilation, updates on #BringBackOurGirls, gender equality, and the recently launched #HeForShe campaign.  She also rounds up the newest batch of Incredible Girls, including the makers of Tampon Run, #Iammorethanadistraction, and the winners of this year's Youth Courage Awards and Google Science Fair!

Princesses

September 12, 2014
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Junior Girl Tiffany explores the history of illustrated princess in this Girls in Art episode.  She journeys from the mid-1800s to today, exploring the changes in depcitions of princesses throughout Western children's literature -- from the stereotypical feminine princess ideal, to comic and video game princesses, to rockin-and-rollin princesses who befriend dragons.

August News Roundup

August 29, 2014
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Junior Girl Tiffany rounds up girl-related news from August.  She discusses recent developments across the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia that impact girls.  Tiffany also provides an update on the kidnapped Nigerian girls, new legislation and initiatives to combat gender-based violence, and acheivements in sports and STEM fields by girls around the world.

Illustrated Girls

August 17, 2014
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Head Girl Ashley Remer gives a sneak peak of our upcoming exhibition, Illustrated Girls!  What are Illustrated Girls?  What do illustrations of girls from around the world say about culture, history, and how we have viewed girls through time?

News Roundup July 2014

July 28, 2014
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Junior Girl Tiffany Rhoades rounds up the latest girl-related news from around the world.  She updates us on the latest United Nations programs, national legislation, #BringBackOurGirls and the Chibok kidnappings, and details the incredible girls for the 

Norse Mythology Girls

July 17, 2014
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What do the Norse goddesses say about Norse women?  Junior Girl Tiffany delves into the lives of Freyja, Lady Sif, Skadi, and Idunn to explore what these mythological women say about their human counterparts.

June 2014 News Roundup

June 29, 2014
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Our June News Roundup features many stories on progress in the fight to end violence against women, an update on the kidnapped girls in Nigeria, and several Incredible Girls! stories from the U.S.

Pre-Raphaelite Girls

June 15, 2014
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Junior Girls Casey and Sarah discuss women in the art of the Pre-Raphaelites, from the muses who inspired these works to the implications of Pre-Raphaelite depictions of women from the Victorian period to today.

May 2014 News Roundup

May 30, 2014
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In our May 2014 News Roundup, we look at many stories - good and bad - from around the world.  Junior Girl Tiffany provides special reports on the kidnapped girls in Nigera  and #BringBackOurGirls as well as the recent violence at UC Santa Barbara and #YesAllWomen.

Female Cave Artists and Ancient Girls

May 20, 2014
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Episode Nine is all about Ancient Girls and Female Cave Artists. How much do you know about girls of the earliest human times? This great episode was researched and written by Magda and Abbie, and hosted by Head Girl Ashley.

April 2014 News Roundup

April 25, 2014
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This episode is our April 2014 Girl News Round up, brought to you by Junior girl Tiffany. Lots of good and not-so-good things happening in the world for girls this month.

Renoir’s Girls

April 18, 2014
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Welcome to our better-late-than-never second 'Girls in Art' podcast. Head Girl Ashley E Remer discusses the girls in Impressionist artist Renoir's paintings. Hope you enjoy.

March 2014 News Roundup

March 27, 2014
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Time is flying! 2014 is rolling on and we thank you for joining us for our March girl new roundup. From child marriage to banning bossy, Tiffany takes us through some fascinating and upsetting things happening to and for girls around the world. 

Women’s History Month

March 14, 2014
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This is our first International Women's Day podcast episode. We explore the history and reasons for celebrating this and Women's History Month, with additional reports from Hillary on women in engineering (STEM) and Sarah from the WoW festival where she saw Malala Yousefzai speak.
A great episode for all.

February 2014 News RoundUp

February 28, 2014
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Thanks again for tuning in. This episode is our round up of girl news from around the world for February 2014. Your host is Junior GIrl Tiffany R. Hope it is enjoyable and enlightening.

Girl with the Pearl Earring

February 11, 2014
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This is our first short, but sweet, 'Girls in Art' podcast featuring the painting Girl with the Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer from1665. Junior Girl Sarah Jackson explores ideas behind this painting, including ideas from Tracy Chevalier, author of the novel by the same name.

January 2014 News RoundUp

January 31, 2014
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Thanks for tuning in to our first round up of girls in the news for 2014. Actually, it's mostly a recap of 2013. We are also really happy to have a recurring segment by our friends at Global Girl Media, sharing their thoughts on 2013 and more.


Thanks and enjoy.

Girls in the Museum—Sub episode A

January 29, 2014
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Welcome back to GirlSpeak!


This is the first of two special sub episodes that include excerpts from our 'Girls in the Museum' event held on October 12, 2013 at the National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in honor of the International Day of the Girl Child.

Sub episode A features our high school girl hosts introducing the amazing film Girl Rising and then our post film talk back session.

We hope you find it interesting and are inspired to bring Girl Rising to your community.

What’s this all about?

January 12, 2014
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Welcome to GirlSpeak!

This podcast is produced by Girl Museum, the first and only museum in the world dedicated to celebrating girlhood. GirlSpeak is all about art, history and contemporary culture with a girls’ eye view.


We will publish two episodes per month, the first about girls in art and culture and the second is a round up on girls in the news.

This first episode is an introduction to what we are all about as well as an excerpt from our 'GIrls in the Museum' event held in October 2013 in honor of the UN International Day of the Girl Child.

We hope you enjoy it.