National Museum of Women in the Arts

Founded in 1987, NMWA is the only major museum in the world solely dedicated to recognizing women's creative contributions. By bringing to light remarkable women artists of the past while also promoting the best women artists working today, the museum directly addresses the gender imbalance in the presentation of art in the U.S. and abroad, thus assuring great women artists a place of honor now and into the future.

NMWA preserves and displays a collection of 5,000 objects, presents world-class exhibitions of women artists each year, programs, including concerts, films, staged readings, and more.

Mon-Sat 10am - 5pm; Sunday noon - 5pm
Adults: $10.00*
Visitors 65 and over: $8.00
Students: $8.00
NMWA members: Free
Youth 18 and under: Free
Free Community Days are the first
Sunday of every month.
Thru Sep. 20, 2020New York Ave Sculpture Project
Thru Jan. 20, 2020Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction
Thru Jan. 20, 2020Live Dangerously
Thru Jan. 5, 2020Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age
Wed. Dec 18Gallery Talk: Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age
Wed. Jan 1, 2020Free Community Day: January
Sun. Jan 5, 2020Tour: Fierce Women 2.0
Wed. Jan 8, 2020Gallery Talk: Live Dangerously
Wed. Jan 8, 2020Artists in Conversation: Janaina Tschäpe
Wed. Jan 15, 2020Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Jan. 17 – Apr. 19, 2020Delita Martin: Calling Down The Spirits
Wed. Jan 22, 2020Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Jan 29, 2020Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Sun. Feb 2, 2020Tour: Fierce Women 2.0
Wed. Feb 5, 2020Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Feb. 8 – May. 25, 2020Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico
Wed. Feb 12, 2020Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Sat. Feb 15, 2020Young Learners Tour: Color-Full Fun
Wed. Feb 19, 2020Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Feb 26, 2020Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Mar 11, 2020Motherhood Redux: Camille Dungy, Tina Chang, and Beth Ann Fennelly


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National Museum of Women in the Arts

1250 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005-3970
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