National Museum of Women in the Arts

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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 Jul. 28Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling
Sat. Apr 20Young Learners Tour: Spotting Shapes and Looking for Lines
Wed. Apr 24Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Apr 24Fresh Talk: Writing the Balance
Wed. May 1Gallery Talk: Ursula von Rydingsvard
May. 3 – Sep. 15More is More: Multiples
Sun. May 5Contemporary Women Artists from Art21 (Part 2)
Sun. May 5Free Community Day: May
Sun. May 5Fierce Women 2.0
Wed. May 8Shenson Chamber Music Concert: Amaranth Quartet
Wed. May 8Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. May 15Gallery Talk: Ursula von Rydingsvard
Wed. May 22Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Sat. May 25Firsthand Experience: Making and Sculpting Paper
Wed. May 29Gallery Talk: Library and Research Center Special Exhibition
Sat. Jun 15Young Learners Tour: Color-Full Fun
Sat. Aug 17Portrait Party for Young Learners


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National Museum of Women in the Arts

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