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Close-up detail of an abstract painting that features dense and chaotic brushstrokes of pale gray, lavender, and cobalt.

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This Sunday, August 9, after a week of celebratory programs and extended hours, the museum’s building will close to the public for extensive refurbishments. Learn more about the exciting plans!
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.
NMWA exhibition gallery rendering by Sandra Vicchio & Associates, LLC, with Marshall Craft Associates, Inc.

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Impress your friends with five fast facts about textile artist Sonya Clark, whose midcareer survey is on view at NMWA through June 27.
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.
Sonya Clark, Afro Abe II, 2012; Five-dollar bill and hand-embroidered thread, 4 x 6 in.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection; © Sonya Y.S. Clark; Photo by Lee Stalsworth