Urgent Museum Notice

Director’s Message

Blueprint rendering of the museum building exterior on the H Street side.
A woman with light skin and short brown hair posing behind a white assemblage sculpture.
Photo Credit: Michele Mattei

Additional Information

Project Overview

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.
Explore the ambitious campaign for a top-to-bottom transformation of the museum’s historic building.

Building Renovation

Architectural rendering of the gallery. People of all ages look at artwork hung on white and magenta walls.
Learn about the plan to improve interior spaces, mechanical systems, and exterior envelope to position NMWA for a triumphant future.

Capital Campaign

Three abstract outdoor sculptures of voluptuous figures covered in bright patterns and dancing with outstretched arms.
Now is the time to invest in NMWA and women artists. Help the museum reach new heights by supporting our historic $66 million campaign.

Timeline

Old color, front-facing photograph of the museum exterior from 1984.
View our timeline of the building’s evolution, including key dates of the capital campaign and ambitious renovation project.

Project FAQs

Rendering from above of the Library and Education Center.
Check out Frequently Asked Questions about the building closure, renovation, and campaign.

News and Media

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Stay up-to-date with announcements, news, and press on NMWA’s building renovation project and campaign progress.

Contact Us

We invite you to join in support of this transformational campaign. Gifts and pledges of all levels are welcome.

Kandra Bolden

Development Associate, Capital Campaign and Events

kbolden@nmwa.org

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