Women's History Month

Shirin Neshat, On Guard, 1996; Gift of the Heather and Tony Podesta Collection; © Shirin Neshat, Courtesy of Gladstone Gallery

Celebrate Women’s History Month with us!

We’re offering exciting events at NMWA in addition to fun features, discounts, and contests to get you involved through social media. Check out below to see what we’re doing this month.

Donate to support women in the arts during Women’s History Month


  • Every week in March, check Facebook and Twitter for a new weekly Women’s History Month content, questions, and conversations.
  • Be part of our picture quilt on Instagram by posting a picture of your favorite quilt. Follow us at @womeninthearts and include the hashtag #NMWAquilt in your post. Our favorites will win a prize!
  • Throughout March, receive half-price museum admission by checking in on Foursquare.
  • Can’t make it to all of our events listed below? Follow along online as we live tweet Artist Conversation: Judy Chicago & Jane Gerhard (#JudyChicagoTalk, March 2, 5–6 p.m.) and Curator Talk: “Workt by Hand” (#CuratorTalk, March 21, 12–1 p.m.).
  • Keep checking our blog Broad Strokes, for new posts throughout the month.


March 212–5 p.m.Free Community Day: March 2014
March 25–7 p.m.Artist Conversation: Judy Chicago & Jane Gerhard
March 512–12:30 p.m.Gallery Talk: Fabulous Functionality
March 57:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.Shenson Chamber Music Concert: Inbal Segev
March 1212–12:30 p.m.Gallery Talk: Complicated and Creative Crazy Quilts
March 1612–5 p.m.Free Community Day & In-gallery Demonstrations
March 1612–5 p.m.Workshop: Catch the Quilting Bug
March 1912–12:30 p.m.Gallery Talk: Must You Be So Formal?
March 2112–1 p.m.Curator Talk: “Workt by Hand”
March 247–9:30 p.m.Environmental Film Festival: The Barefoot Artist
March 257–9:30 p.m.Environmental Film Festival: Sokola Rimba
March 2612–12:30 p.m.Gallery Talk: “Workt by Hand”
March 2911 a.m.–2:30 p.m.Theater: SWAN Day 2014
March 3010 a.m.–5 p.m.Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2014