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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.

Reminiscing with Fanny Sanín

Posted: December 10, 2020
Category: Museum Shop
The first comprehensive monograph on painter Fanny Sanín is now available in the Museum Shop. We spoke with the artist about her long career and the painting that embodied her...
An abstract geometric painting featuring three peach colored rectangular columns atop a plane of dark brown, grey, and teal green. There are also red, pink, and white segments that form triangles, rectangles, and squares.

Modern Makers: Mater Soap

Posted: November 11, 2020
Category: Museum Shop
We interviewed artist Addison Walz, founder of Mater Soap, a small-batch, handmade bar soap and organic body product company, about her process and products. Shop Mater in the Museum Shop!
Three Mater Soap products against a white background. On the left is a green, flecked bar of soap. A wooden, slatted soap dish with MATER on the side is in the center. On the right is a small blue pump bottle with the Mater Serum label on it.

Modern Makers: LUMXN

Posted: September 16, 2020
Category: Museum Shop
Interview with Marlin Ramos and Reina DuFore, founders of LUMXN, a zine that highlights and promotes intersectional womxn doing unconventional advocacy work in the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) area.
Two hands enter the frame from the left and right sides. On the left, the light-skinned hand has silver nail polish and holds a white, tall, lit votive candle. The hand on the right is dark-skinned and holds a magazine that says "LUMXN: The Memory Print" and features a collage on the cover.

Unapologetic: An Interview with Johanna Toruño

Posted: September 8, 2020
Category: Museum Shop
Salvadoran-born artist Johanna Toruño's street art celebrates and makes visible Queer, working class, and immigrant Black and Brown communities.
A woman holds a paint roller and looks down, her hands at work; She stands next to a wheat paste mural that features bold black text overlaid on a peach background that features a rose. The text reads: "I woke up Brown/The way my mother

Mask Up! Five Questions with Scarlett Baily

Posted: July 30, 2020
Category: Museum Shop
Scarlett Baily is a Chicana visual artist, based in Mexico City, who specializes in murals, paintings, and illustration. Her designs celebrating women artists and civil rights adorn new face masks...

Illustrating a Historical Partnership: Abigail and John Adams

Posted: February 25, 2020
Category: Museum Shop
In an interview with NMWA, David Bruce Smith discusses the genesis of his children's book, Abigail & John, and his creative partnership with his mother, renowned painter Clarice Smith.
Two visitors are standing in a shop in front wall mounted shelves filled with art books and objects. They have light skin tones and are wearing a patterned shirt and an olive jacket. One of the visitors is reaching for a card depicting a woman in a colorful dress framed by white curtains.

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted: December 12, 2019
Category: Museum Shop
It’s no secret: NMWA’s Museum Shop is a local favorite for fun, funky, and fresh gifts from women-owned and -operated companies around the world. We rounded up our favorite products...

“Judy Chicago: New Views” Available Now

Posted: September 4, 2019
Category: Museum Shop
As the first major monograph on the feminist artist Judy Chicago in nearly 20 years, Judy Chicago: New Views provides fresh perspectives by leading scholars and curators.

Modern Makers: Queer Candle Co.

Posted: August 14, 2019
Category: Museum Shop
Interview with Al Rose and Ab Gibson, creators of Queer Candle Co., a socially conscious brand that seeks to support the LGBTQ community.

Modern Makers: Kim Sandara

Posted: June 12, 2019
Category: Museum Shop
Interview with Kim Sandara, a queer Laotian/Vietnamese artist based in Northern Virginia.