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 Apr. 14Ambreen Butt—Mark My Words
Thu. Mar 21Opening Party: Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling
Mar. 22 – Jul. 28Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling
Sat. Mar 23Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2019: Women Artists as Changemakers
Sat. Mar 23EFF: Beatrix Farrand’s American Landscapes
Wed. Mar 27Gallery Talk: #5WomenArtists
Wed. Apr 3Gallery Talk: Ursula von Rydingsvard
Sat. Apr 6Slow Art Day
Sun. Apr 7Tour: Fierce Women 2.0
Sun. Apr 7Free Community Day: April
Tue. Apr 9Artists in Conversation: Ambreen Butt
Wed. Apr 10Shenson Chamber Music Concert: Aletheia Piano Trio
Wed. Apr 10Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Apr 17Gallery Talk: Ursula von Rydingsvard
Wed. Apr 24Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler
Wed. Apr 24Fresh Talk: Writing the Balance
May. 3 – Sep. 15More is More: Multiples
Wed. May 8Shenson Chamber Music Concert: Amaranth Quartet


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National Museum of Women in the Arts

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