#5Womenartists

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#5WomenArtists Up Close: North Carolina Museum of Art

Posted: March 4, 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 Dr. Valerie Hillings, director of the North Carolina...
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#5WomenArtists: From Awareness to Action

Posted: February 26, 2019
Category: #5Womenartists
Each March since 2016, the National Museum of Women in the Arts has posed a simple question on social media for Women’s History Month: Can you name five women artists?
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Can You Name #5WomenArtists?

Posted: February 22, 2018
Category: #5Womenartists
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.

#5WomenArtists Goes Global

Posted: April 24, 2017
Category: #5Womenartists
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.

Down to a Science: #5WomenArtists Spark #5WomenScientists

Posted: April 7, 2017
Category: #5Womenartists
For Women’s History Month, NMWA posed the question, “Can you name five women artists?” While social media users shared stories of women artists with #5WomenArtists, other science museums, and cultural...
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Challenge Accepted: Can You Name Five Women Artists?

Posted: February 27, 2017
Category: #5Womenartists
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.

March Madness: A Digital Dive into Women’s History Month

Posted: April 14, 2016
Category: #5Womenartists
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Camera-Sly: #EmptyNMWA Instameet

Posted: March 22, 2016
Category: #5Womenartists
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.