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 Apr. 18Mary Ellen Mark: Girlhood
Thru May. 31Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend
Fri. Mar 5The Tea: Black Alley
Fri. Mar 5Art Chat @ Five
Sat. Mar 6Wikipedia Art+Feminism Virtual Edit-a-thon
Sun. Mar 7Free Community Day
Tue. Mar 9BMA x NMWA Monthly Talk Show: In Relation
Wed. Mar 10Collection Highlights Tour
Fri. Mar 12Art Chat @ Five
Tue. Mar 16Virtual Happy Hour: Rosa Bonheur Birthday Celebration
Fri. Mar 19Art Chat @ Five
Sun. Mar 21Free Community Day
Fri. Mar 26Art Chat @ Five
Sat. Mar 27Collection Highlights Tour
Wed. Mar 31Virtual Shenson Chamber Music Concert: The McDermott Trio with violist Paul Neubauer
Jul. 5 – Oct. 1Secret Recipes


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National Museum of Women in the Arts

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