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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.

First Looks: NO MAN’S LAND

Posted: October 9, 2016
Category: Nmwa Members
NMWA’s new contemporary exhibition NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection opened with a bang. On Thursday, September 29, NMWA members enjoyed a first look at the...
View of a gallery space. On a black wall, it says in white, bold letters: "NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection". There is a textile sculpture hanging from the ceiling in the room behind the wall.

Judy’s Diamond Jubilee

Posted: July 20, 2014
Category: Nmwa Members
Today is a very special day for the legendary Judy Chicago—her 75th birthday! Over her 75 years, Judy Chicago has made a prominent name for herself as an artist, author,...
Installation view of a gallery space with purple walls. Several colorful art pieces are hanging on the wall. On one wall, the text says: Judy Chicago, circa '75.

Membership, Mission, and Masterpieces

Posted: June 30, 2014
Category: Nmwa Members
From NMWA’s founding in 1981 to the public opening of the museum in 1987, to the exhibitions and programs that have kept NMWA’s audiences educated and entertained throughout the years,...
Three side-by-side works on vanilla-colored paper features eyes, hands and ears with words printed on them.

NMWA’s New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Magdalena Abakanowicz

Posted: June 20, 2014
Category: Nmwa Members
To honor Magdalena Abakanowicz on her 84th birthday, NMWA anticipates the upcoming public installation of her work on New York Avenue as the third artist in the New York Avenue...
Ten larger-than-life bronze sculptures of human bodies are installed in the middle of a city street. The bodies have no heads or arms, and are striding forward in five rows of two. While they are not naked, their wrinkled body-tight clothing makes no distinction between shirt and pants.