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National Museum of Women in the Arts

National Museum of Women in the Arts



First major museum in the world solely dedicated to championing women through the arts.

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is the first 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 collection highlights a wide range of works in a variety of mediums by artists including Rosa Bonheur, Louise Bourgeois, Lalla Essaydi, Lavinia Fontana, Frida Kahlo, Hung Liu, Zanele Muholi, Faith Ringgold, Niki de Saint Phalle and Amy Sherald.

NMWA is located at 1250 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.
Beginning October 21, it is open Tues.-Sun., 10 am-;5 pm, until 8 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month. Closed on Mondays and select holidays.

Admission is $16 for adults, $13 for DC residents and visitors 70 and over, and free for visitors 21 and under. Admission is free the first Sunday and second Wednesday of each month.

For information, call 202-783-5000 or visit nmwa.org.

  • ADA Compliant
  • Guided tours available
  • Private Tour
  • ADA compliant
  • Non-Profit Organization
Largest Capacities

Banquet capacity: 500, Theatre capacity: 350, Reception capacity: 1000

Distance to Metro

2 Blocks

Distance to Conv Center

5 Blocks

Floorplans
Group Maximum

50

Length of Tour

1-2 Hours

Discount

Membership Discounts

Metro Station

Metro Center

Parking

Self

Metro Line

Red

Payment Options

American Express, Cash, MasterCard, Personal Checks, Visa

CONTACT

1250 New York Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20005
United States

(202) 783-5000

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