Trailblazers: Women in Science and Industry

Past beyond the gallery archive
8 March - 29 September 2013

Discovery Museum, Newcastle

  • Partnership exhibition



Dorothy Hodgkin, by Maggi Hambling, 1985 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Dorothy Hodgkin
by Maggi Hambling
1985
NPG 5797

A new exhibition exploring the achievements of women who have made a significant contribution to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) industries, both historically and today. The exhibition includes 24 portraits, drawn mainly from the National Portrait Gallery’s collection, of women who have made their mark in science and technology during the past 250 years.