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Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age: Illuminating the Natural World

Posted: November 13, 2019
Category: Maria Sibylla Merian
The lives and works of women artists of the Dutch Golden Age reveal connections between artists, patrons, and the subject matter of the natural world. The Dutch took pleasure in...
A still life painting featuring an asymmetrical arrangement of flowers; the central section features pink, orange, yellow, and blue flowers and is dramatically highlighted compared to the background and outer edge of arrangement.

The Judy Chicago Research Portal: Preserving an Artistic Legacy

Posted: November 6, 2019
Category: Maria Sibylla Merian
Feminist artist Judy Chicago has spent her career teaching and making art that centers her experiences as a woman. As part of Chicago’s efforts to overcome the erasure that has...

Now Open: DMV Color

Posted: November 4, 2019
Category: Maria Sibylla Merian
Washington, D.C., and its surroundings have long been home to a rich community of artists of color, including those born and raised here and others who built connections to the...

Maria Sibylla Merian and Rachel Ruysch: Opportunity and Mobility

Posted: June 17, 2019
Category: Maria Sibylla Merian
Dutch flower painter Rachel Ruysch (1664–1750) and German naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian (1647–1717) navigated limitations on mobility and opportunity in very distinct ways, nurturing long and successful careers despite all...
A still life painting featuring an asymmetrical arrangement of flowers; the central section features pink, orange, yellow, and blue flowers and is dramatically highlighted compared to the background and outer edge of arrangement.

Down to a Science: #5WomenArtists Spark #5WomenScientists

Posted: April 7, 2017
Category: Maria Sibylla Merian
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.

Women’s History Month: Can You Name #5womenartists?

Posted: February 29, 2016
Category: Maria Sibylla Merian
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.

5 Fast Facts: Anni Albers

Posted: February 27, 2016
Category: Maria Sibylla Merian
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.

Art Fix Friday: February 19, 2016

Posted: February 19, 2016
Category: Maria Sibylla Merian
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.

5 Fast Facts: Agnes Martin

Posted: February 10, 2016
Category: Maria Sibylla Merian
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.

Patterned Pathmakers

Posted: January 27, 2016
Category: Maria Sibylla Merian
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.