Urgent Museum Notice

About Us

Wide angle view showing a full gallery. The floor is a dark gray carpet and there are two columns, through which large scale works in vibrant colors are visible.
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.
Photo credit: Cameron Robinson
A light-skinned woman speaks at a podium adorned with many microphones outside of a large building. A crowd of people look on and four others, three women and a man, stand in front of the crowd, to the side of the woman with their hands clasped in front of them.
Museum Founder Wilhelmina Cole Holladay speaks at the Inaugural Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Photo credit: NMWA
Black and white photograph of three light skinned women casually chatting next to a painting.
Wilhelmina Cole Holladay (middle) with artist Leonora Carrington (left) and Karen Brosius (right), 1987. Photo credit: NMWA

Our Mission Statement

The first museum in the world solely dedicated to championing women through the arts.
A women stands facing a white wall with two artworks. On the adjacent wall are two more artworks against a bright pink backdrop.
Photo credit: Cameron Robinson
Photo credit: Alicia Gregory, NMWA