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  • Mar 01 2015

    Free Community Day: March

    11 a.m.–5 p.m. No Reservations Required. The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA—enjoy free admission to the museum all day!
  • Mar 02 2015

    Concert: Anonymous 4

    7–8:30 p.m. Reservations Required. Anonymous 4 performs “Marie et Marion: Motets and Chansons” from 13th–century France.
  • Mar 04 2015

    MAR 04 Gallery Talk: Collection Connections

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Member Relations Associate Emily Haight.
  • Mar 06 2015

    Picturing Mary Scholar Talk: Kim Butler Wingfield

    12–1 p.m. No Reservations Required. Participate in NMWA’s in-depth scholar talk with Kim Butler Wingfield, Associate Professor and Program Director in Art History at American University Art Department.
  • 2014 Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in NMWA's Great Hall
    Mar 08 2015

    Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

    10 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Reservations Required. Help us add and update Wikipedia articles about notable women artists.
  • Mar 11 2015

    MAR 11 Gallery Talk: Picturing Mary Themes

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Chief Curator Kathryn Wat.
  • Mar 13 2015

    Picturing Mary Scholar Talk: Ian Boxall

    12–1 p.m. No Reservations Required. Participate in NMWA’s in-depth scholar talk with Ian Boxall, Associate Professor of New Testament, School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America.
  • Mar 14 2015

    Concert: Nancy Peery Marriott, Soprano

    1:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Enjoy a lively performance by soprano Nancy Peery Marriott.
  • Mar 18 2015

    MAR 18 Gallery Talk: Picturing Mary Themes

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Associate Curator Virginia Treanor.
  • Mar 20 2015

    Academic Conference: Honoring Mary

    FRI, MAR 20 at NMWA; SAT, MAR 21 at CUA. Reservations Required. NMWA and The Catholic University of American partner to host a two-day multidisciplinary academic conference.
  • Mar 21 2015

    Picturing Mary Workshop: Egg Tempera

    10 a.m.–3 p.m. Reservations Required. Join us for the final in a series of three hands-on workshops, inspired by “Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea” and designed for ages 13 and up.
  • Mar 22 2015

    Environmental Film Festival Program: World Water Day

    12:15–5 P.M. No Reservations Required. Part of the 2015 Environmental Film Festival, this event celebrates World Water Day.
  • Image of Dorothea Lange from the documentary
    Mar 23 2015

    Film: Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

    7–9:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Part of the 2015 Environmental Film Festival, this film extends the understanding of the life and work of photographer Dorothea Lange.
  • Mar 24 2015

    Environment Film Festival: A Life: The Story of Lady Bird Johnson

    7–8:15 p.m. No Reservations Required.Part of the Environmental Film Festival and the National Cherry Blossom Festival, this film tells the story of Lady Bird Johnson, a pioneer in the environmental movement.
  • Mar 25 2015

    MAR 25 Gallery Talk: Mother and Child

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Assistant Educator Ashley W. Harris.
  • Mar 28 2015

    Theater: SWAN Day

    11 a.m.–2:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Watch staged readings of of new works by U.S. women playwrights for the annual SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Now) celebration.
  • Apr 01 2015

    APR 01 Gallery Talk: Picturing Mary Themes

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a discussion led by NMWA Director of Education and Digital Engagement Deborah Gaston.

Exhibitions

  • Magdalena Abakanowicz, Stainless Bird on Pole II, 2009; © Magdalena Abakanowicz, Courtesy of Marlborough Gallery, New York; Photography by Laura Hoffman
    Sep 27 2014 to Sep 27 2015

    New York Ave Sculpture Project

    Learn about the only public art space featuring changing installations of contemporary works by women artists in Washington, D.C.
  • Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro Filipepi), Madonna and Child (Madonna col Bambino), also called Madonna of the Book (Madonna del Libro) (detail), 1480–81; Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan; inv. 443
    Dec 05 2014 to Apr 12 2015

    Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea

    On view December 5, 2014–April 12, 2015. Examine the concept of womanhood represented by the Virgin Mary and the social and sacred functions her image has served through time.
  • Jun 05 2015 to Sep 13 2015

    Women to Watch

    On view June 5–September 13, 2015. “Women to Watch” is a biennial exhibition series dedicated to showcasing the work of up-and-coming artists from around the country and the world.
  • Daisy Makeig-Jones, Punch bowl, ca. 1916–31; Bone china with underglaze, luster, and gilding; Private collection; Photography by Lee Stalsworth
    May 01 2015 to Aug 16 2015

    Ceramics by Daisy Makeig-Jones

    On view May 1–August 16, 2015. Explore Daisy Makeig-Jones’s place in the history of decorative arts as she melded her vivid imagination and technical ingenuity to develop decorative china.