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Close-up detail of a larger artwork features a view of two felt houses. On the viewer's right is an orange house that is out-of-focus while on the left is a blue house that is in-focus and has visible stitches, coarse texture, and rectangular windows. Close-up detail of a larger artwork features a view of two felt houses. On the viewer's right is an orange house that is out-of-focus while on the left is a blue house that is in-focus and has visible stitches, coarse texture, and rectangular windows.
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During the recent fiscal year, major acquisitions of works by artists including Emma Amos, Deborah Butterfield, and Delita Martin embodied NMWA’s mission to celebrate diverse women artists.
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.
Emma Amos, Pool Lady, 1980; Etching, aquatint, and styrene stencil, 23 1/4 x 21 1/4 in.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Museum purchase with funds from an anonymous donor in honor of Mary Ryan Gallery; © Emma Amos; Photo by Lee Stalsworth