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Winter Program Calendar for National Museum of Women in the Arts

Nov 21 2013

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased this winter to present a wide range of programming, including artist conversations, demonstrations, workshops, gallery talks, films and concerts as well as a diverse schedule of exhibitions. This information is current as of November 2013. To find out more about programs at NMWA, visit the online calendar.

ARTIST CONVERSATIONS
Judy Chicago and Jane Gerhard in Dialogue

Sunday, March 2, artist conversation 5–6 p.m.; book sale and signing 6–7 p.m.
Price: $10 general, $8 members, seniors and students. Reservations required online at http://nmwa.org/mar-2-Chicago.
In conjunction with the exhibition Judy Chicago: Circa ’75 on view January 17–April 13, pioneer artist of the feminist movement Judy Chicago and historian and author Jane Gerhard will discuss their new books, Gerhard’s The Dinner Party: Judy Chicago and the Power of Popular Feminism, and Chicago’s Institutional Time: A Critique of Studio Art Education, in which she explores art education. Book signings and a 75th-birthday celebration for Chicago will follow.

MUSEUM SHOP TRUNK SHOW
Holiday Market

Wednesday, December 18, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. and Thursday, December 19 and Friday, December 20, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Five fabulous women will be featured at NMWA’s Holiday Market, selling their jewelry, textiles, home and personal accessories. A wide range of holiday gifts and collections, carefully selected for the museum shop, will be available. All five will attend the show and be available for a “meet and greet” with shoppers. No discounts available on holiday market purchases; NMWA members receive double discounts on other purchases.

WORKSHOPS
Workshop: Catch the Quilting Bug–Yo-Yo Madness

Sunday, February 23, 12–5 p.m.
Price: $15 general; $13 members, seniors and students. Reservations required by emailing reservations@nmwa.org.
Want to try your hand at quilt-making techniques but don’t know where to start? Artist Jennifer Lindsay offers the first of three hands-on quilt workshops to instruct and engage audiences ages 10 and up. Children 10–14 must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for individuals of all skill levels. Materials and instruction provided.

Workshop: Catch the Quilting Bug–Crazy for Crazy Quilts
Sunday, March 16, 12–5 p.m.

Price: $15 general; $13 members, seniors and students. Reservations required by emailing reservations@nmwa.org.
Want to try your hand at quilt-making techniques? Artist Jennifer Lindsay offers the second of three hands-on quilt workshops designed to instruct and engage audiences ages 10 and up. Children 10–14 must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for individuals with basic hand-sewing skills. Materials and instruction provided.

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