Urgent Museum Notice


Opening Day: Suchitra Mattai

Event Details

Event Date and Time

Fri, Sep 20, 2024
10 am to 5 pm

Tickets and Reservations

Free with admission. Reservations recommended. Tickets available August 6.


Special Exhibition Galleries, 2nd Floor

A mixed media work that uses a vintage needlepoint depicting the ocean and sky as its base. Layered over the needlepoint is an image of a standing dark-haired woman wearing a sari. Her lower half is covered in blue and gold rhinestones.
Experience the artist’s first major solo museum exhibition on the East Coast.

Event Description

About the Event

Be among the first to visit Suchitra Mattai: Myth from Matter, a new special exhibition at NMWA. See 40 large-scale textile installations and mixed-media works that explore how memory, myth, and oral traditions can be harnessed to counter colonial and patriarchal narratives. The exhibition marks the Los Angeles-based artist’s first major solo museum exhibition on the East Coast.


Accessibility Inquiries

If you are unable to register online or would like to indicate any accessibility services you require, please email tickets@nmwa.org. Two weeks’ notice to request accessibility services is appreciated but not required. We will make every attempt to fulfill requests.