When asked how many women would be an appropriate number to sit on the US Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg answered “nine.” That’s the price of admission to the Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg exhibition at the National Museum of American Jewish History (nine dollars). The exhibition is based on the book (of the same name) by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik.
In 2013, following several groundbreaking dissents by Justice Ginsburg, Knizhnik, a Philadelphia native, began a blog on
Whether you’re a layperson or a lawyer, you’ll appreciate the exhibition’s graffiti-emblazoned walls, audio recordings, artistic depictions, video footage, and accumulated artifacts. This homage to RBG was organized by the Skirball Cultural Center of Los Angeles and funded by the generous support of various donors, chief among them Lynda and Stewart Resnick.
As I examined the accumulated evidence of
The Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg exhibition, located at NMAJH, 101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106, runs from October 4, 2019, through January 12, 2020. It’s a definite must-see. For more information visit https://www.nmajh.org/exhibitions/rbg/.