Brews and Views at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

October 21, 2021

Thursdays, October 21, November 18, December 16; 5:30–6:30 p.m. Celeste Beatty, founder of the Harlem Brewing Company, hosts a monthly happy hour to highlight topics in beer making, the restaurant industry, art, politics, […]

THE TOWERS OF THE WTC: 51 YEARS OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY CAMILO JOSÉ VERGARA

September 17, 2021

Few urban districts in modern history have been more discussed than Lower Manhattan, and the World Trade Center (WTC) has held a prominent place in accounts of the area since […]

Breonna Taylor Portrait Featured in New Exhibit “Reckoning”

September 10, 2021

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opens its latest exhibition, “Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.,” in its newly redesigned Visual Art and the American Experience gallery Sept. […]

Emmet Till: RIver Site Historical Marker

September 3, 2021

Opens Sept. 3; Closes Oct. 5 Flag Hall, Second Floor, Center During a visit to see his great uncle in Mississippi, 14-year-old Emmett Till, of Chicago, was brutally lynched Aug. […]

Emmet Till: River Site Historical Marker


Opens Sept. 3; Closes Oct. 5 Flag Hall, Second Floor, Center During a visit to see his great uncle in Mississippi, 14-year-old Emmett Till, of Chicago, was brutally lynched Aug. […]

Hung Liu: Portraits of Promised Lands

August 27, 2021

  Aug. 27, 2021–May 30, 2022 Credit information: “Resident Alien” by Hung Liu, oil on canvas, 1988. Collection of the San Jose Museum of Art; gift of the Lipman Family Foundation. […]

Block by Block: Naming Washington

July 30, 2021

Wherever we may be, whenever we provide an address, and find our place on Washington, D.C.’s streets, we spell out and utter street numbers, state names, and in many cases, […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts Exhibitions

July 23, 2021

Exhibitions Positive Fragmentation: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation January 29–May 22, 2022 at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center Organized by […]

“¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues” / “En los barrios y las grandes ligas”

July 2, 2021

Opens July 2; Closes July 2022 Albert H. Small Documents Gallery Second Floor, East This summer, the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd will be heard […]

“Warranted to Give Satisfaction”: Daguerreotypes by Jeremiah Gurney

June 25, 2021

June 25, 2021–February 6, 2022 Credit information: “Two Girls” by Jeremiah Gurney, quarter-plate daguerreotype with applied color, c. 1852. Collection of Wm. B. Becker. In 1840, Jeremiah Gurney (1812–1895) abandoned his […]