National Museum of Women in the Arts cancels March public programs amid coronavirus outbreak

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.

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) has canceled all tours and public programs through March 31, 2020, amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The current list of canceled events includes all gallery talks, tours, Conversation Pieces and:

March 14: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
March 14: Family Day: Women’s History Celebration at DAR Museum
March 18: Lunchtime Gallery Talk
March 20: Artist Lecture: Delita Martin
March 20: Spring Fever Tour
March 21: Environmental Film Festival screening
March 25: Shenson Chamber Music Concert: The McDermott Trio with violist Paul Neubauer
March 25: Lunchtime Gallery Talk
March 26: NMWA Late Hours

In addition, this April program is also canceled:
April 5: Cultural Capital: Radical Empathy

Events not listed above will proceed as planned, but there may be more cancellations as circumstances evolve. Please check back at for the most up-to-date listing of cancellations.

Ticket holders will be notified of the cancellation by email and offered a full refund. In the event of a postponement, ticket holders will have the option to keep their tickets for the new date.