Celebrating Women's Heritage

A Collaboration with the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Join us as we honor the 100 year anniversary of the women's suffrage movement and the ratification of the 19th amendment by preserving places where women made history.

Alongside one of our valued partners, the National Trust of Historic Preservation (National Trust)–and aligned to our commitment to preservation and sustainability–Benjamin Moore has identified several historic sites with roots in women's history.

Together, we'll collaborate with various stakeholders—from painting contractors to historians—to repaint sections of these selected properties throughout the year, and showcase our "before and after" results, right here.
The HOPE (hands-on preservation experience) Crew restoring the exterior of a home

2020: A Celebration of Women's Heritage

The National Trust's campaign, Where Women Made History, is a journey of discovery that asks the public at large to weigh in on 1,000 places connected to women's history, uncovering uplifting stories of female trailblazers who have shaped us into the nation we are today. Benjamin Moore is proudly providing grant funding to this epic campaign.

We're also contributing with a "hands-on" approach, donating premium products to a range of historic sites tied to women's heritage. Each of these sites will not only experience the transformative power of paint, but reap the rewards of color expertise that only Benjamin Moore, with our 135+ year history, can provide. Our wide range of 3,500+ colors, including our Historical Color Collection, paired with our high quality paint, will come together to do truly amazing things.
The Women's Building, a women-led non-profit arts and education community center, located in San Francisco, California

The Women's Building

San Francisco, CA

An incubator for emerging Bay Area women's projects, The Women's Building is located in Dovre Hall, a former Sons of Norway meeting hall and neighborhood bar since 1979.

The building's colorful mural, MAESTRAPEACE, depicts the power and contributions of women throughout history and the world. The Women's Building is a women-led community space that advocates self-determination, gender equality and social justice.

Benjamin Moore will help enhance the grand staircase that showcases the building's colorful mural as it makes its way from the exterior of the building, into the heart of the building.

MAESTRAPEACE Mural, ©1994 and 2000, Juana Alicia, Miranda Bergman, Edythe Boone, Susan Kelk Cervantes, Meera Desai, Yvonne Littleton, and Irene Perez. All Rights Reserved.
Odd Fellow's Building located in Astoria, Oregon

Odd Fellows Building

Astoria, OR

Located in the port city of Astoria, the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies, the Odd Fellows Building was the first structure rebuilt after a devastating fire in 1923.

Today, three women own the Odd Fellows Building, which has served the local community for over 90 years. Astoria Arts and Movement (AAMC), the heart of the building, is a flourishing center for local dance, performing arts and physical education classes that enhance, inspire and involve the community.

Tenants in the building are all women-owned businesses, including an art studio, apothecary, gallery and a coffee shop.

We will share updates on our website as the project unfolds. Sign up for Benjamin Moore emails or follow us on social media to see the progress.
Benjamin Moore Charitable Partners

National Charitable Partners

Learn about Benjamin Moore's many charitable partners.

A blue bird on a city wall in Harlem as part of the Mary Lacy Mural Tour.

The Mary Lacy Mural Tour

Ten cities. Ten murals. One unforgettable journey.