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Winter 2016 Calendar of Events at NMWA

Dec 14 2016

Programs and Exhibitions from Dec. 2016 through Feb. 2017

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) presents a wide range of exhibitions and programs, including an intimate, informal talk with artists in the exhibition NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection. Two free Cultural Capital programs will highlight women in film and give a behind-the-scenes glimpse into Washington National Opera’s (WNO) production of Dead Man Walking. The first Sunday of every month is a Community Day with free admission to the public. The museum is closed New Year’s Day. A free Community Day will take place instead on Jan. 8. The information below is current as of Dec. 2016. To find out more, visit the museum’s online calendar.

NMWA will also be open free of charge during Inauguration Weekend, Jan. 21–22, 2017.

Women’s March on Washington Free Community Weekend at the Women’s Museum
Visit the National Museum of Women in the Arts for free admission and programming all weekend, January 21–22. Hundreds of thousands of visitors will travel to Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington during inauguration weekend. Take this opportunity to join us as we celebrate the creative contributions of women and champion women through the arts. Discover the newly reinstalled collection, explore Wanderer/Wonderer: Pop-Ups by Colette Fu and learn about Simone de Beauvoir in From the Desk of Simone de Beauvoir.

Tour: Nasty Women
Sunday, January 22, 1–2 p.m.

Attend a free drop-in tour exploring highlights from the museum’s collection. Free. No reservations required. Meet at the Information Desk.

Film screening: Can we change it?
Sunday, January 22: Two screenings, 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Learn more about Fresh Talk, the signature program of the museum’s Women, Arts and Social Change initiative that highlights the power of women and the arts to be catalysts for change. Includes special screenings of the recent Fresh Talk on how artists—particularly those working in performance art, film and theater—address issues of discrimination, sexism and sexual violence to effect change.

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National Museum of Women in the Arts