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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 labor and police brutality—leading to widespread attention and new waves of activism. However, the movements behind these issues have been growing for decades, if not […]

Virtual Tour of Positive Fragmentation: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

Virtual

WHATVirtual Tour of Positive Fragmentation: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family FoundationJoin curator Virginia Treanor for a virtual tour of NMWA’s exhibition Positive Fragmentation: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, on view at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. Positive Fragmentation includes more than 100 works […]

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 […]

July through October Programming at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Virtual

July to October 2022 Programmingwith the National Museum of Women in the Arts WASHINGTON—While the museum building may be temporarily closed during our extensive renovation, you can continue to join the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) for meaningful moments with art. Celebrate the lives of women artists with interactive virtual happy hours, or join […]

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 episode, Virginia Treanor, NMWA associate curator, and Adrienne L. Gayoso, senior educator, are joined by their colleagues, Orin Zahra, assistant curator, and Hannah Shambroom, exhibition […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]