Contribute to the Clothesline Project

Share your story.

A D.C. version of artist Mónica Mayer’s El Tendedero/The Clothesline Project will be on view at the National Museum of Women in the Arts from November 10, 2017–January 5, 2018. For visitors who are unable to visit in person, we welcome you to share your experiences virtually. Anonymous responses will be printed and added to the museum display.

To participate, answer as many questions below as you like. You do not need to answer them all. Responses are voluntary and anonymous.

For any questions or concerns, please contact us at

As a woman, have you ever experienced violence or harassment? What happened?
¿Te han maltratado o acoso por ser mujer? ¿De qué manera?
As a woman, where do you feel safe? Why?
¿En dónde te sientes segura como mujer? ¿Por qué?
As a woman, have you/would you denounce violence or harassment against you? Why?
¿Has denunciado o denunciarías el maltrato o acoso como mujer? ¿Por qué?
What have you done or what could you do to stop violence against women?
¿Qué has hecho o qué podrías hacer en contra de la violencia hacia las mujeres?
As a woman, how did you or how could you regain your joy after experiencing violence or harassment?
Como mujer ¿qué has hecho o qué harías para recuperar la alegría después de haber sido maltratada o acoso?
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