National Museum of Women in the Arts
Washington, D.C. 20005
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.