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National Museum of Women in the Arts

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© Photo by Tom Field
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© Photo by Dakota Fine
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© Photo by Dakota Fine
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© Photo by Dakota Fine
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© Photo by Tom Field
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
Venue Type: Museum
QUICK FACTS
Website
Open hours
Monday–Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sunday 12–5 p.m.
Phone
202-783-5000
Other phone
800-222-7270
Gallery type
Contemporary
Cost
Adults: $10.00, Visitors 65 and over: $8.00, Students: $8.00, Youth 18 and under: Free
DESCRIPTION

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is the world’s only major museum solely dedicated to celebrating the creative contributions of women. The museum champions women through the arts by collecting, exhibiting, researching and creating programs that advocate for equity and shine a light on excellence. NMWA highlights remarkable women artists of the past while also promoting the best women artists working today.

The museum’s collection includes over 4,700 works by more than 1,000 women artists from the 16th century to the present. Special exhibitions showcase art in the collection and works loaned from around the world. Special programs introduce these exhibitions to the public, welcoming families and adults to gallery talks and tours, lectures, workshops, film screenings, concerts, and happy hours.