National Museum of Women in the Arts

1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005


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The only major museum in the world dedicated to recognizing women’s creative contributions, by bringing to light remarkable women artists of the past while also promoting the best women artists working today. 

The collection holds more than 6000 works from the 16th century to today created by more than 1,500 artists.  The NMWA mounts 10 exhibitions of women artists each year.  The rotating special exhibitions showcase historic and contemporary artwork.

Read about our experience of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in our Art Things Considered blog.

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