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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
All reviews women artists frida kahlo masonic temple mary cassatt special exhibit permanent collection is sarah bernhardt self portrait art created beautiful building gift shop four floors on display great art third floor main floor two hours
This museum is gorgeous. I was lucky enough to attend the opening of their first fashion exhibit, Rodarte. What talent, simply stunning, don't miss! I love the fact that women artists are being represented in this beautiful space!
My daughter isn’t a teenager, but this is closest description. We love art museums, this one was one of the best we’ve seen. It was really inspiring to see women artists celebrated. Don’t miss the gift shop!!! Staff was friendly and helpful!
This is a nice collection of art in a very nice place. First, don't be fooled by the posters. They have one Frida Kahlo (who didn't like America). And it's dedicated to Leon Trotsky, an unrepentant mass murderer. Once past that, it's a pleasant collection...More
The mission of this museum to showcase art by women is fantastic given how few women get their art into regular museums. The permanent collection is magnificent and the temporary exhibits tend to be very inspiring. The building is splendid. Check out the sculptures on...More
I would never had found this without being invited to a reception here, but now I know. This is a fantastic gallery with works by almost every important female artist. Well displayed with contextual information and space to appreciate it. Not a large museum, but...More
I'm sorry to admit that I walked by this museum several times on my way to bigger name sites without really noticing it. It was close to our hotel and I had an open afternoon so I decided to give it a try. Spent the...More
Visited the National Museum of women in the Arts was an enlightening experience, most especially regarding the artwork of women in the during the times when only the classically painted pictures were recognized. These women artists featured from that period were as talented if not...More
every time i visit dc I must go here. Tickets aren't expensive, 10$ general admission, and you can see very famous art pieces from women around the world, frida khalo's self portrait is found here for example. also in october and maybe during other months...More
We took a beautiful trip into the museum to escape the rain, and it was the best decision. The museum featured a variety of mediums, and unique art.
We had the pleasure of seeing the Heavy Metal Exhibit we had actually heard about on NPR,...More