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. 20New York Ave Sculpture Project
Thru Jul. 31Online: Art Chat @ Five
Thru Jul. 31Online Resources: NMWA @ HOME
Fri. Jul 10Art Chat @ Five: Confronting History
Fri. Jul 17Art Chat @ Five: Boundaries
Fri. Jul 24Art Chat @ Five: Fiber/Optics
Fri. Jul 31Art Chat @ Five: Abstract Art
Fri. Jul 31Studio Tour with Sa'dia Rehman
Fri. Jul 31Studio Tour with Rachel Farbiarz
Fri. Jul 31Studio Tour with Dolores Furtado


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National Museum of Women in the Arts

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