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  • Jan 25 2011

    Eye Wonder: Photography From the Bank of America Collection

    The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) opens the 2011 exhibition season with Eye Wonder: Photography from the Bank of America Collection, featuring more than 100 photographs made between 1865 and 2004 that demonstrate how women have long embraced the subjectivity and quirkiness of the camera’s eye. The exhibition is provided by Bank of America’s Art in our Communities™ program. As part of their program, Bank of America encouraged NMWA to review the bank’s collection of international art by women and organize an exhibition for museum visitors.
  • Dec 01 2010

    P(art)ners: Gifts from the Heather and Tony Podesta Collection

    Beginning this winter through March 6, 2011, the National Museum of Women in the Arts presents P(art)ners: Gifts from the Heather and Tony Podesta Collection, an exhibition of 28 contemporary photographs and sculptures drawn from the more than 300 works the couple has donated to the museum. P(art)ners demonstrates the Podestas' shared collecting vision and honors their participation in the inaugural TEDWomen conference in Washington D.C.
  • Nov 04 2010

    2010 Fall Benefit

    Media Advisory: 2010 Fall Benefit. We will be presenting Kate Baldwin and Tina Fabrique with an award for Achievement in the Performing Arts on Thursday, November 4, 2010, at 6:30 p.m.
  • Sep 07 2010

    Soprano Olga Orlovskaya and Pianist Vera Danchenko-Stern Perform Russian Themed Concert

    The National Museum of Women in the Arts presents a special evening of Russian Love Songs, from Tchaikovsky’s “It Happened in the Early Spring” to Zubov’s “Don’t Go Away,” featuring acclaimed Russian soprano Olga Orlovskaya with noted pianist Vera Danchenko-Stern and jazz pianist Victor Prudovsky. This free recital, part of NMWA’s Shenson Chamber Music Concert Series, will be held October 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the museum’s performance hall at 1250 New York Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 10 2010

    NMWA Explores The "Visual Poetry" Of Elisabetta Gut With Books Without Words

    The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) presents Books Without Words: The Visual Poetry of Elisabetta Gut, the Italian artist’s first American solo exhibition. Featuring more than 20 of her artists’ books, collage-poems, book-objects and object-poems, the exhibition will be on view at NMWA from September 10, 2010, to January 16, 2011.
  • Jul 13 2010

    Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color 70-Year Retrospective Highlights African, Caribbean and American Iconography

    NMWA announces Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color, the first major retrospective surveying Jones’ wide array of subjects and styles. The exhibition is on view October 9, 2010, through January 9, 2011.
  • Jun 22 2010

    NMWA and SCAD Present Two New Sculptural Installations The In-Between by Artist JuYeon Kim

    The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to partner with the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) to present The In-Between, an exhibition featuring two distinct yet interconnected sculptural installations by Korean-born artist JuYeon Kim.
  • Jun 17 2010

    NMWA highlights creative partnerships between artists and master printers in The Collaborative Print: Works from SOLO Impression

    The Collaborative Print: Works from SOLO Impression highlights the creative partnerships between SOLO Impression Inc. founder Judith Solodkin and important contemporary women artists, including Louise Bourgeois, Maya Lin, Jean Shin and Nancy Spero.

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