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Women Arts And Social Change

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Hit the Books with NMWA: Women, Arts, and Social Change

Posted: December 7, 2020
Category: Women Arts And Social Change
In advance of NMWA's inaugural book club discussion this month, check out this series of genre-based reading lists inspired by the museum's mission to champion women artists. This week: books...
A dark-skinned woman with short cropped hair speaks into a microphone at a podium. Behind her a banner reads "National Museum of Women in the Arts." She wears a colorful abstract print blouse.

Art, Power, and the Vote: Jackie Payne

Posted: October 28, 2020
Category: Women Arts And Social Change
As the 2020 presidential election nears, we revisit the wisdom of Fresh Talk speaker Jackie Payne, executive director of GALvanize USA, an organization that promotes interventions for supporting white women’s...
Jackie Payne—a light-skinned adult woman with straight, dark brown hair—stands at a podium in front of a laptop, looking to her side and behind her at a projected presentation she’s giving. Her left hand is raised to point at the presentation while she speaks.

Art, Power, and the Vote: Alexandra Bell

Posted: October 22, 2020
Category: Women Arts And Social Change
As the 2020 presidential election nears, we revisit the wisdom of Fresh Talk speaker, Alexandra Bell, an artist who explores how the news media shapes how we think about the...

Art, Power, and the Vote: Kim Loper

Posted: October 14, 2020
Category: Women Arts And Social Change
As the 2020 presidential election nears, we revisit the wisdom of Fresh Talk speaker, Kim Loper, an artist who critically examined the visual messaging of 19th-century suffrage propaganda, which centered...
Kim Loper speaks at a podium on the stage of a NMWA Fresh Talk event. She is a light-skinned adult woman with curly, shoulder-length blonde hair, and is wearing a black top. Behind her is a projected presentation featuring flyers, brochures, and a mug full of pens that all say "Denylium."

Art, Power, and the Vote: Adjoa Asamoah

Posted: October 5, 2020
Category: Women Arts And Social Change
As the 2020 presidential election nears, we revisit the wisdom of Fresh Talk speaker Adjoa Asamoah, a political strategist and racial equity advocate, who set the stage for a greater...
Adjoa B. Asamoah—a dark-skinned adult woman—stands at a podium with the NMWA logo on the front. She speaks into a microphone while gesturing at a projected presentation slide behind her that reads “Black Women and Suffrage. Ida Wells and Mary Cherch Terrell: Two Strategies.”

Director’s Desk: Fresh Talks Bridge Art & Science

Posted: April 8, 2020
Category: Women Arts And Social Change
Over the past five seasons, we have brought prominent women in the arts together with individuals in other fields for 25 creative conversations on gender, equity, art, the environment, identity,...

Meet Fresh Talk Speaker Ayana Flewellen

Posted: June 25, 2019
Category: Women Arts And Social Change
By applying understandings of gender, class, and race to preconceived history, Dr. Ayana Flewellen has become a leading figure for intersectional anthropology and the growing field of black feminist archaeology.

Meet Fresh Talk Speaker Hilary Sample

Posted: April 24, 2019
Category: Women Arts And Social Change
Get to know Hilary Sample, principal architect at MOS, who spoke at Fresh Talk: Writing the Balance, a talk about rewriting history's predominant narratives.
A light-skinned woman with short, chin-length straight brown hair sits on a plush grey chair on what looks like s stage. She looks out to the left and is seemingly mid-sentence. Her legs are crossed and she wears a long sleeveless grey shirt over black pants.

Superwomen Assemble: Meet the Women Saving Comics

Posted: June 12, 2017
Category: Women Arts And Social Change
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Setting the Stage with Sibyl Edwards: Women, Arts, and Tech

Posted: February 25, 2016
Category: Women Arts And Social Change
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.