From The Curator

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.

Shedding Light: A Curator’s Perspective on Anna Ancher

Posted: May 9, 2013
Category: From The Curator
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’s Nordic Cool

Posted: April 12, 2013
Category: From The Curator
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.

Sister Mary Corita on PBS!

Posted: April 17, 2012
Category: From The Curator
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.

A Curator's Travelogue: Women Artists of Rome

Posted: December 30, 2011
Category: From The Curator
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.

Curator's Travelogue: MACRO and MAXXI, the new museums of Rome

Posted: December 12, 2011
Category: From The Curator
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.

Curator's Travelogue: Women Artists of Bologna

Posted: November 10, 2011
Category: From The Curator
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.

On the trail of women artists—and old friends—in Germany and Italy

Posted: October 26, 2011
Category: From The Curator
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.

Louise Bourgeois: A Legend

Posted: June 4, 2010
Category: From The Curator
Louise Bourgeois’ life spanned nearly the entire twentieth century. A legend in her own time, she became part of the canon of art history, which has not been kind to...
Bronze sculpture of a spider on a white platform against a magenta background.

Artist Spotlight: Rosa Bonheur

Posted: December 15, 2009
Category: From The Curator
Learn more about French artist Rosa Bonheur, who is known for her depictions of animals and whose work is featured in the NMWA collection.
A flock of sheep rest on a green hill by the sea. In the center, two adults and a lamb lie in a group. Flat rocks are visible through the grass. The sky has rolling clouds, and a breeze is suggested by the waves crashing on rocks in the sea, which stretches to the horizon.