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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 4,500 objects, presents world-class exhibitions of women artists each year, programs top quality events, 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.

Calendar of Events
Apr 26 - Sep 14Meret Oppenheim: Tender Friendships
May 12 - Nov 14The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bochoráková-Dittrichová
Jun 6 - Oct 12Total Art: Contemporary Video
Sep 3Conversation Piece: Miko no Inori
Sep 7Free Community Day: Museum of Women in the Arts
Sep 10Conversation Piece: Thread Routes—Chapter 1
Sep 17Conversation Piece: Neger Don't Call Me & Lacrimacorpus
Sep 19Artist Talk: Janaina Tschäpe
Sep 19 - Nov 2Soda_Jerk: After the Rainbow
Sep 24Conversation Piece: 89 Seconds at Alcázar & La Petite Mort
Sep 27 - Sep 27New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Magdalena Abakanowicz
Sep 27Museum Day Live!
Oct 1Conversation Piece: Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman & Ninna Nanna
Oct 3Performance: Soda_Jerk
Oct 5Free Community Day
Oct 8Conversation Piece: Blauer Leibesbrief (Blue Bodily Letters) & Data Zone, Cultures Table #3
Oct 15Gallery Talk: The First Woman Graphic Novelist
Oct 22Gallery Talk: Soda_Jerk
Oct 29Gallery Talk: Collection Selections
Oct 29Shenson Chamber Music Concert: Cicely Parnas
Nov 2Free Community Day
Nov 5Gallery Talk: Collection Selections
Nov 12Gallery Talk: The First Woman Graphic Novelist
Nov 17 - May 8Doris Lee: American Painter and Illustrator
Nov 19Gallery Talk: Collection Selections
Dec 3Gallery Talk: Collection Selections
Dec 5Curator Talk: Timothy Verdon
Dec 5 - Apr 12Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea
Dec 7Free Community Day
Dec 10Gallery Talk: Themes of Picturing Mary
Dec 17Gallery Talk: Collection Connections

Plan Your Visit

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005-3970
202-783-5000 phone
website

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