Urgent Museum Notice

Renovation Progress

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Explore the latest updates of our building’s transformation.

Witness the restoration of our historic museum as we secure our building to house the achievements of women for generations to come.

Time-lapse Footage

Our EarthCam time-lapse camera is currently installed on the museum’s 4th floor, home of our new Learning Commons, which will hold our Library and Research Center, Reading Room, Education Studio, and new gallery space. Footage begins in late February 2022 and is updated weekly.


Time-lapse footage of NMWA’s renovation project is powered by EarthCam.

Additional Information

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

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Now is the time to invest in NMWA and women artists. Help the museum reach new heights by supporting our historic $67.5 million campaign.

Director’s Message

A woman with light skin and short brown hair posing behind a white assemblage sculpture.
Read a special letter from Susan Fisher Sterling, NMWA’s Alice West Director, on the building’s first full renovation project since 1987.


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

Birds-eye rendering of what the fourth floor will look like, includes a view of the new Library learning commons, the Education Center, and new gallery space..
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.

Christina Knowles

Senior Director of Development


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