Host an Event

Photo credit: Eli Turner Studios

Originally constructed in 1908 as a Masonic Temple, the building has been home to the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) since 1987. Located in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C., NMWA is one of the most spectacular event venues in the city. With elegant and functional spaces, this historic venue is the perfect place to host weddings, corporate & nonprofit affairs, and a variety of other social soirees. Our professional event staff will share their expertise and suggest knowledgeable vendors, guaranteeing a successful and memorable occasion.

The National Museum of Women in the Arts is conveniently located 0.2 miles from Metro Center and 0.2 miles from McPherson Square Metro Stations. We are wheelchair accessible.

About the Space

Events Inquiry Contact Form

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Contact us by filling out the form below, and our event staff will get back with you shortly.

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Please note: the museum will be closed for renovations from August 9, 2021 through the Fall of 2023.

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Contact Us

Lori Brubaker Smith

Director of Special Events and Industry Relations

Kirstin Canner

Special Events Manager