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.

5 Fast Facts about #5WomenArtists Changing the World: Mickalene Thomas

Posted: March 30, 2020
Category: #5Womenartists
Artist Mickalene Thomas's vibrant works have established a contemporary vision of female sexuality, beauty, race, and power, while centering queer identity.
An enamel portrait painting of a woman made with encrusted black rhinestones glued to shiny pink acrylic background.
Brazilian artist Rosângela Rennó works with discarded photographs found in flea markets, family albums, newspapers, and public archives to question the nature and symbolic value of an image.
An indigenous women and three children of varying ages stand smiling in front of the concrete wall of a building that has some white and blue graffiti on it, in high yellow grass that is mostly dead. The women and children carry beautiful woven baskets. Below them the word "Oaxaca" is printed in yellow type.

5 Fast Facts about #5WomenArtists Changing the World: Kara Walker

Posted: March 18, 2020
Category: #5Womenartists
Multidisciplinary artist Kara Walker candidly investigates topics of race, gender, sexuality, and violence.
Four black silhouetted figures emerge from the white, open pages of a pop-up book. They appear to be engaged in manual labor. Two of the figures wear full floor-length skirts.
Multidisciplinary artist Susan Goethel Campbell creates installations, videos, prints, drawings, and artists’ books to highlight the indistinguishable characteristics of nature, culture, and the built environment.
A closed view of Susan Goethel Campbell's artists' book "RIM," which resembles a mental block.
Since 1985, the Guerrilla Girls, a collective of anonymous feminist activist artists, have brought widespread attention to the issues of sexism and racism in the art world.

#5WomenArtists 2020: Women Artists Changing the World

Posted: February 26, 2020
Category: #5Womenartists
The 2020 #5WomenArtists campaign recognizes women who are using art to make change and drive awareness about globally relevant issues and topics.

#5WomenArtists: From a #Hashtag to a Movement

Posted: April 29, 2019
Category: #5Womenartists
This year, over 750 cultural institutions and 8,000 individuals from 38 countries participated in our #5WomenArtists campaign, both on social media and with actionable pledges.

#5WomenArtists Up Close: Tate

Posted: March 25, 2019
Category: #5Womenartists
Hear from Nell Burnham, digital marketing production officer at Tate, about her museum’s commitments to advance gender equity in the arts.

#5WomenArtists Up Close: New-York Historical Society

Posted: March 18, 2019
Category: #5Womenartists
For #5WomenArtists, we asked cultural institutions to commit to actions that will advance gender equity in the arts. Hear about the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library (NYHS) commitments.
A very close-up detail shot of a painting featuring tiny dots arranged to form vary shades of blue circles outlined in white. Layered blue dots, appearing almost three-dimensional against a black background, are in focus in the foreground and the blue background is blurred.

#5WomenArtists Up Close: the Jewish Museum

Posted: March 11, 2019
Category: #5Womenartists
NMWA’s annual #5WomenArtists campaign calls attention to the fact that women artists remain underrepresented—and their work undervalued—in the art world. Hear from JiaJia Fei, director of digital at the Jewish...
In a museum gallery space, a large yellow sculpture of the word "OY" is in the center of the room with four paintings of large and small sizes behind it. The white wall is awash in blue light.