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International Women’s Day at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

International Women’s Day Monday, March 8, 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Join NMWA for a virtual festival in celebration of International Women’s Day. Throughout the day, museum staff, artists and makers will host online classes and programs that highlight and honor women in the arts. Learn something new or simply enjoy a conversation about women in the […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts Art Talks

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

Art Talks Collection Highlights Talks Sunday, September 5, 2–3 p.m.; Monday, October 4, 10–11 a.m.; Thursday, October 21, 5:30–6:30 p.m.; Sunday, November 7, 2–3 p.m.; Monday, December 6, 10–11 a.m. Do you miss visiting […]

Curative Collective Conversations with the National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

Mondays, September 13–November 15, 12–1 p.m. Join NMWA and members of the Curative Collective for a weekly conversation at the intersection of food, art and social change. From social justice work […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts: MakeHER Summit

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

FRESH TALK: Plated Politics Sunday, September 26, 4:30–6 p.m. Despite recent decades of feminist activism and increasing gender equity, women are still disproportionately responsible for domestic tasks, including managing family meals and nutrition. Yet the culinary industry—professionalized cooking—is predominantly male. In this FRESH TALK, speakers explore what happens when women's work doesn’t necessarily uplift women and how women within and outside of the culinary industry can forge a new path forward. […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts Virtual Events

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

Fourth Annual MakeHER Summit Workshops (Virtual) Monday, September 27, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Join us for a day of meaningful connection and in-depth workshops that offer practical tips and resource sharing for creative entrepreneurs at all levels. Participants interested in the creative economy can attend workshops on branding, business development and more. Free, $10 donation suggested. […]

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

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

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, […]

Close Encounters Series at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 3, 5:30–6:45 p.m. (ET) Close Encounters: Angelica Kauffman, The Family of the Earl Gower (1772) and Sonya Clark, Hair Wreath (2002) This talk considers some of the ways that artworks explore family in […]

Collection Highlights Talk with the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Virtual Event

WHAT:  Collection Highlights Talk Join the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NWMA) for Collection Highlights Talks. Drop in to these virtual tours to explore NMWA from home. During this interactive, docent-led talk, participants will look closely at and discuss artworks from the museum’s collection. Join in as often as you like—docents select the artworks, […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts Fresh Talk Speakers

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

WHAT FRESH TALK: Witness—Capturing Moments and Movements Sunday, November 7, 4:30–6 p.m. Since March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated critical issues of social injustice—including systemic racism, climate change, exploitative […]

NMWA Slow Art Day Conversation

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

WHATSlow Art Day ConversationJoin a movement! Slow Art Day is an international event encouraging people of all ages to visit community art spaces—virtually or in person—and to look at art slowly. To […]

The National Museum of Women in the Arts x Micaela Cianci

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

WHATNMWA xChange: NMWA X Micaela CianciThe National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) monthly talk show connects viewers to the museum and its mission to champion women artists. On […]

NMWA xChange: Recent Acquisitions—Curators’ Choice

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

WHATNMWA xChange: Recent Acquisitions—Curators’ ChoiceThe National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) monthly talk show connects viewers to the museum and its mission to champion women artists. On this […]

The Tea: B-FLY with the National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

WHATThe Tea: B-FLYJoin the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) for The Tea, a series of virtual live performances by women musicians. Hailing from the West Coast, B-FLY is a nonfiction film producer and music creator who uses multiple mediums to express her “I” statements. Her lyrics advocate for the liberation of Black […]

January-April 2023 with The National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

WASHINGTON—There are plenty of opportunities to support women artists with NMWA this season, even while the museum prepares for the building reopening in fall 2023. Listen to live music, learn about the work of women muralists, and, through the end of February, visit Katharina Cibulka’s “SOLANGE” installation on the building façade. The information below is […]

National Museum of Women in the Arts Grand Reopening

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in Arts (NMWA), the world’s first major museum solely dedicated to championing women artists, reopens its extensively renovated building on October 21, 2023. The transformed museum will feature new exhibition spaces, re-envisioned public programming areas, improved amenities and increased accessibility for visitors at its historic home at 1250 New York […]

April to July 2023 programs and installations at Women’s Museum

WASHINGTON—There are plenty of opportunities to support women artists with NMWA this season, even while the museum prepares for the building reopening in fall 2023. Listen to live music, learn about the work of women muralists, and, through the end of April, visit Katharina Cibulka’s “SOLANGE” installation on the building façade. The information below is […]

Art Talk Live with the National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

WHATArt Talk Live: Elizabeth CatlettJoin staff from the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) and the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum (GACM) to explore connections between GACM’s exhibition The Art of Elizabeth Catlett: From the Collection of Samella Lewis and NMWA’s collection. This exhibition comes from the collection of Samella Lewis (1924–2022), a student of […]

The Tea: Hayley Fahey at National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue NW

The Tea: Hayley FaheyJoin the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) for The Tea, a series of virtual live performances by women musicians. Hayley Fahey has enchanted audiences across the country with her voice’s dynamic range and bluesy tenderness. Her sound is a unique blend of pop, soul and Americana, reminiscent of her […]

Slow Look Club at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Virtual

WHATSlow Look ClubJoin the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) educators during their residency of Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) Look Club Online. Look Club is an opportunity to […]