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NMWA Lookout: MISS CHELOVE Mural Tour

April 1 @ 8:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0

WHATLookout: MISS CHELOVE Mural TourIn conjunction with Lookout: MISS CHELOVE, the first iteration of a series of public art installations presented while the museum is temporarily closed for a major renovation, the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NWMA) presents a self-guided mural tour featuring a selection of MISS CHELOVE’s other works in D.C. Stops include MISS CHELOVE’s works on the exteriors of Hotel Zena and Unity Health Care’s Upper Cardozo clinic, inside Dua Coffee DC and near Howard Theater.

Reseeded: A Forest Floor Flow, by Washington, D.C.-based artist MISS CHELOVE, a.k.a. Cita Sadeli, will be on view starting March 15The artist’s image of a woman immersed in botanicals native to the islands of Indonesia reflects on the resurgence of the natural world during the pandemic and the critical role of women in ecological activism. The four-story, 60-x-48-foot mural printed on mesh fabric will cover the scaffolding across the museum’s west façade, at the convergence of New York Avenue, 13th Street and H Street NW, in Washington, D.C.

WHERELocations throughout Washington, D.C.

WHENMarch 15–July 31

PRICEFree

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTSThe National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is the first major museum in the world solely dedicated to championing women through the arts. With its collections, exhibitions, programs and online content, the museum inspires dynamic exchanges about art and ideas. NMWA advocates for better representation of women artists and serves as a vital center for thought leadership, community engagement and social change. NMWA addresses the gender imbalance in the presentation of art by bringing to light important women artists of the past while promoting great women artists working today. The collections highlight painting, sculpture, photography and video by artists including Louise Bourgeois, Mary Cassatt, Judy Chicago, Frida Kahlo, Shirin Neshat, Faith Ringgold, Pipilotti Rist, Amy Sherald and Élisabeth Louise Vigée-LeBrun.

The museum building is closed for a major renovation, with plans to reopen in fall 2023. Visit nmwa.org/renovation for more information. During the building closure, NMWA continues its mission-based work and engages supporters and friends through a dynamic slate of online programs and eventsoff-site and virtual exhibitions and digital content. For information, call 202-783-5000, visit nmwa.orgBroad Strokes blogFacebookTwitter or Instagram.

MEDIA CONTACTAmy Mannarino, amannarino@nmwa.orgEmma Filar, efilar@nmwa.org

IMAGEMISS CHELOVE, Reseeded: A Forest Floor Flow, 2022; Printed mesh, 60 x 48 ft.; Commissioned by the National Museum of Women in the Arts with support provided by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities; © 2022 MISS CHELOVE

 

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April 1 @ 8:00 am UTC+0
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