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  • This innovative online exhibition examines food as a creative medium for visual art and a connective tool for exploring intergenerational and intercultural experiences.

    A table set with bowls and containers of fresh and dried herbs and grains. A large black bowl filled with dried corn sits to the right of the image, with a smaller black bowl of dried rice below.

    Photo credit: Melani N. Douglass, NMWA

  • Aug 01, 2020 to Aug 08, 2021

    NMWA’s collection of more than 5,000 works of art spans from the late sixteenth century through today. Explore the exceptional range of techniques and mediums by global women artists as embodied in paintings, prints, photo-based works, and sculptures.

    Partial gallery view of a young woman in a ponytail and glasses bending down to look at a tiny contemporary sculpture in a glass vitrine. The sculpture is a wooden cage with an object stored inside. On the back wall hangs a photograph of a light-skinned woman in a white dress.

    Photo credit: Kevin Allen