A woman lays face down in grass next to the sea. The text is the name of the exhibition, Live Dangerously.
Janaina Tschäpe, Fiji, from the series “100 Little Deaths,” 2002; Chromogenic color print, 31 x 47 in.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection; © Janaina Tschäpe; Image courtesy of Janaina Tschäpe studio

Featured Artists

Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Anna Gaskell, Dana Hoey, Mwangi Hutter, Graciela Iturbide, Kirsten Justesen, Justine Kurland, Rania Matar, Ana Mendieta, Laurie Simmons, Xaviera Simmons, and Janaina Tschäpe

Related Programs and Events

After-Hours Party: Live Dangerously

NOV 01 2019

8–11 p.m. Join us to celebrate Live Dangerously with a Halloween after-hours party! Reservations Required.


Free Community Days

2019: OCT 06 | NOV 03 | DEC 01 
2020: JAN 05  

12–5 p.m. The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA—enjoy admission to the museum all day and see Live Dangerously for free.


Gallery Talks

2019: OCT 09 | OCT 30 | NOV 27 | DEC 11
2020: JAN 08

12–12:30 p.m. An educator or curator leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk on Live Dangerously.                     


Live Dangerously is organized by the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The exhibition is made possible by the Sue J. Henry and Carter G. Phillips Exhibition Fund, with additional support provided by the museum’s members.

National Museum of Women in the Arts