25th Anniversary Fall Benefit

Melissa Etheridge to receive NMWA Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts and perform an acoustic set.

Legendary singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge will receive NMWA’s Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts at this year’s event benefiting the Shenson Chamber Music Concerts, NMWA’s annual series showcasing women musicians. Melissa Etheridge’s impressive contributions to American rock and roll have placed her among the musical greats celebrated in the museum’s current exhibition, Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power.

The evening will include cocktails and a seated dinner, followed by the award presentation and an acoustic set performed by Melissa Etheridge. The chairs of this event are Nancy Duber and Martha Lynn Dippell.

Tickets are $425 for individuals. Please contact Ginny Page, Development Events Coordinator, at 202-266-2815 to inquire about availability.