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.

Hours
Mon-Sat 10am - 5pm; Sunday noon - 5pm
Admission
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.
Events
Thru Sep. 20, 2020New York Ave Sculpture Project
Thru Oct. 31Power in My Hand: Women Poets, Women Artists, and Social Change
Thru Sep. 22More is More: Multiples
Sat. Aug 17Tour: Portrait Party for Young Learners
Sat. Aug 17Portrait Party for Young Learners
Wed. Aug 21Gallery Talk: New York Ave Sculpture Project
Wed. Aug 28Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Fri. Aug 30Cultural Capital: Step Afrika!
Fri. Aug 30Lunchtime Performance with Step Afrika!
Sun. Sep 1Tour: Fierce Women 2.0
Sun. Sep 1Free Community Day: September
Wed. Sep 4Gallery Talk: More is More: Multiples
Sun. Sep 8Cultural Capital: Girlhood Interrupted
Wed. Sep 11Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Sep 18New York Ave Sculpture Project
Sep. 19, 2019 – Jan. 20, 2020Live Dangerously
Sep. 19, 2019 – Jan. 20, 2020Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction
Sat. Sep 21Museum Day
Sun. Sep 22Fresh Talk: Judy Chicago—New Views
Wed. Sep 25Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Oct 2Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Oct 2Shenson Chamber Music Concert: Jamie Bernstein and Spencer Myer
Sun. Oct 6Free Community Day: October
Sun. Oct 6Tour: Fierce Women 2.0
Wed. Oct 9Gallery Talk: Live Dangerously
Oct. 11, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age
Wed. Oct 16Cultural Capital: Contact High
Wed. Oct 16Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age
Sat. Oct 19Young Learners Tour: Animal Adventure
Wed. Oct 23Gallery Talk: Judy Chicago—The End
Wed. Oct 23Cultural Capital: The Big Quiet
Sun. Oct 27Fresh Talk: Rooms of Her Own—Women, Art, and Ownership in the Hotel Industry
Mon. Oct 282nd Annual MakeHER Summit Workshops
Wed. Oct 30Gallery Talk: Live Dangerously
Fri. Nov 1After-Hours Party: Live Dangerously
Sun. Nov 3Tour: Fierce Women 2.0
Sun. Nov 3Free Community Day: November
Wed. Nov 6Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Nov 6Cultural Capital: Mujeres de Cine—Journey to a Mother’s Room
Thu. Nov 7Young Learners Program: Read for the Record 2019
Wed. Nov 13Gallery Talk: Judy Chicago—The End
Sun. Nov 17Fresh Talk: Art, Power, and the Vote: 100 Years After Suffrage
Wed. Nov 20Gallery Talk: Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age
Nov. 25 – 27Cultural Capital: 19 the Musical
Wed. Nov 27Gallery Talk: Live Dangerously
Sun. Dec 1Tour: Fierce Women 2.0
Sun. Dec 1Free Community Day: December
Wed. Dec 4Gallery Talk: Judy Chicago—The End
Wed. Dec 11Gallery Talk: Live Dangerously
Sat. Dec 14Young Learners Tour: Spotting Shapes and Looking for Lines
Wed. Dec 18Gallery Talk: Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age
Wed. Jan 8, 2020Gallery Talk: Live Dangerously
Wed. Jan 15, 2020Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Jan 22, 2020Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Jan 29, 2020Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
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

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