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Founded in 1981 and opened in 1987, the National Museum of Women in the Arts is the only museum solely dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women in the visual, performing and literary arts. The museum's collection features 4,500 works from...more
From Frida Khalo to Annie Lebovitz
to Susie Ganch there was something at every turn of this beautiful Museum. It's so amazing to see a tribute to women and their talent in the Arts. One of my favorite stops with my daughter.
I hate the music by that name, but this special exhibit is spectacular! Five or six gallery rooms filled with especially interesting women artists from around the world. There were only a couple of pieces that I didn't like, and there were any number that...More
While visiting my daughter, she mentioned this Museum was Free the 1st Sunday so it was perfect we were in town 9-2! It's a beautiful building with multiple floors of exhibits. From the entrance there are pieces on the walls on the first floor but...More
The Museum was located within walking distance of my hotel the Embassy Suites since I was waiting to check-in it seemed like a good idea to spend some time visiting NMWA.
I saw some wonderful exhibits. Admission was $10 (non-member) – I was given a...More
Founded by women to fill the gap of female artists I represented in museums, this is a great stop on your DC tour. Small enough to see in an hour or two, nd less crowded than the museums on the mall, it also boasts a...More
This is not a free museum, which must be hard in a town of free museums. It has a great collection including 2 by Kehinde Wiley. The building is also part of the artwork, restored beautifully. There is a lovely cafe on the mezzanine. Have...More
DC is known for all their museums but its interesting to see among all those museums this part has been forgotten by many to visit or possibly not added on their to do things in DC.
This museum exhibits and shows how women are equally...More
Can you name 5 women artists? It doesn't matter what the answer to the question is. If you are an expert on women artists or a novice, you will enjoy this museum. You can eat lunch in their restaurant and then begin your exploration of...More