Urgent Museum Notice

Women’S History Month

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#5WomenArtists: From a #Hashtag to a Movement

Posted: April 29, 2019
Category: Women’S History Month
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: Women’S History Month
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: Women’S History Month
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.
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#5WomenArtists Up Close: the Jewish Museum

Posted: March 11, 2019
Category: Women’S History Month
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...
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#5WomenArtists Up Close: North Carolina Museum of Art

Posted: March 4, 2019
Category: Women’S History Month
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: Women’S History Month
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: Women’S History Month
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: Women’S History Month
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.

Challenge Accepted: Can You Name Five Women Artists?

Posted: February 27, 2017
Category: Women’S History Month
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: Women’S History Month
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.