From The Vault

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.

Women in the Arts: [Citation Needed]

Posted: April 2, 2015
Category: From The Vault
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.

Behind-the-Scenes: NMWA Joins the Google Art Project

Posted: March 27, 2014
Category: From The Vault
We were so excited about our March 8 launch on the Google Art Project! A great deal of work went into posting the 59 artworks from NMWA’s collection and the...
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 Moillon: Still Lifes and Saint-Germain (Part 2 of 2)

Posted: July 5, 2013
Category: From The Vault
Boasting one of the most stellar artistic careers in 17th-century France, Louise Moillon played a crucial role in raising the genre of still-life painting to one of the most popular...

Movies, Masons, and More: The Peculiar Past of NMWA’s Building

Posted: April 24, 2013
Category: From The Vault
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 Vault
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.

From the Archives: Catharina Baart Biddle

Posted: May 1, 2012
Category: From The Vault
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.

From the Vault: Louise Moillon

Posted: August 24, 2010
Category: From The Vault
Louise Moillon is an enigma. Born in 1609 or 1610 in France to a Protestant family, her works reflect a distinct Flemish influence, yet at the same time reject the...
A vessel mounded with 5 oranges, a lemon, and greenery sits atop an oval, wooden box resting on a wooden plank. In the foreground, two pomegranates, one of which has split open and dropped three seeds, balance near the plank’s edge. Droplets of water dot the fruit and the table.