Urgent Museum Notice

After Hours

2023 Spring Gala

Event Details

Event Date and Time

Fri, Apr 14, 2023
6:30 to 10 pm

Tickets and Reservations

This is a Ticketed Event.


Embassy of Italy
3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008

Interior of a large room filled with people sitting around many round tables. There is a circle of candles in the center of the room, and purple lighting fills the space. In the background, there are four massive columns and ten panels of artwork hanging on the adjacent wall.
The spring gala is the museum’s largest fundraising event celebrating museum’s patrons, members, and friends.

Event Description

About the Gala

Join gala co-chairs Anita McBride and Patti White for a special night at the museum’s largest annual fundraising event. The Ambassador of Italy, Mariangela Zappia, will be our Honorary Diplomatic Chair. The evening will feature a seated dinner and entertainment. This year’s gala will honor Artistic Director of the 59th Venice Biennale Cecilia Alemani with the 2023 NMWA Achievement Award for Excellence in the Arts.

Proceeds from the Spring Gala benefit the museum’s special exhibitions, and diverse education and public programming initiatives, allowing us to champion women artists of the past, present, and future.

Please contact gala@nmwa.org for information on tickets, sponsorship opportunities, and more.