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History of #5WomenArtists

Black and white photo collage of around twenty different women artists shown from the shoulders up.

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#5WomenArtists helped us…[place] representation and diversity at the heart of what we present on our channels—not just for Women’s History month, but throughout the year.
Nell Burnham, Digital Marketing Production Officer at Tate
Bronze sculpture of a spider on a white platform against a magenta background.
Louise Bourgeois, Spider III, 1995; Bronze, 19 x 33 x 33 in.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Wilhelmina Cole Holladay; Art © The Easton Foundation / VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY; Photo credit: Yassine El Mansouri

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In March, NMWA’s #5WomenArtists social media campaign launched for a fifth year of raising awareness about women artists, garnering more than 4,092 Instagram posts and 9,568 tweets.
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.

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#5WomenArtists Around the World

See past museums, galleries, libraries, arts organizations, schools and more that participated in #5WomenArtists 2020!