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Publications

Explore publications highlighting women in the arts.

NMWA produces print materials that illuminate the work and lives of contemporary and historical women artists; highlight the collection, special exhibitions, and programs; and center women in the history of art. Our institutional magazine, Women in the Arts, is published three times per year. Other publications include exhibition catalogues and brochures, books, annual reports, and the Broad Strokes blog.

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Books

Judy Chicago at signing books.
Learn about the museum’s books and special exhibition catalogues and buy them in our shop.

Magazines

The museum’s award-winning magazine, Women in the Arts, is published three times per year. It features museum news, information about current and upcoming exhibitions, artist interviews, collection highlights, and more.

Annual Reports

Read about the museum’s achievements and the growth of our programs, partnerships, and collection over the years.

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