Ways to Give

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When you donate, you join a dedicated community of friends: individuals, corporations, foundations, and government organizations, who have helped build and support our work.
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Ways to Give


Help advocate for women in and through the arts and enjoy the Women in the Arts magazine, special discounts, and more.

Circles Membership

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Enjoy a deeper connection through enhanced experiences including exhibition openings, studio tours, and special recognition.

Annual Fund

Your fully tax-deductible, non-membership gift to the Annual Fund will go straight to work supporting our programs, exhibitions, and advocacy efforts.

Institutional Philanthropy

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Foundations and governmental agencies play a central role in making the museum a vibrant force in Washington and beyond.

Corporate Sponsorship

Regional, national, and international companies bring the museum’s most important projects to life.

Spring Gala

The spring gala is the museum’s largest annual fundraising event with proceeds supporting the museum’s programming and exhibitions.

Legacy Gifts

Your planned gift will ensure that NMWA can advocate for women in the arts for generations to come.

Tribute Gifts

Make a gift to the Annual Fund in honor or in memory of someone by completing the donation form and selecting yes in the “My Tribute” section.


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Ensure that NMWA will shine a light on the creative achievements of women in and through the arts for generations to come.

Contact Us

Development and Membership Department


Christina Knowles

Senior Director of Development

Ellen Pollak

Foundation, Corporation, and Government Support Officer

Maria B. Vizcaino

Senior Development Officer, Sponsorships and Events

Quick Facts

  • 4,592
    Charter Members have been giving for 27 years or more
  • 64%
    of members reside outside of the DC area
  • 31
    National and International Committees promote NMWA’s mission
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