Urgent Museum Notice

Current Exhibitions

Close-up detail of an abstract painting with very thick and gestural brushstrokes of mostly orange paint.

Section Navigation

Featured Current Exhibition

All Current Exhibitions

  • This innovative 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.
    Jan 18 to Dec 31, 2021

    Photo credit: Melani N. Douglass, NMWA

  • Aug 01, 2020 to Jun 30, 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.
    Aug 01, 2020 to Jun 30, 2021

    Photo credit: Kevin Allen

  • The dynamic works of Mexico City-based Betsabeé Romero form the next chapter in the New York Avenue Sculpture Project. To create her four sculptures developed expressly for this installation, Romero assembled carved and painted tires into totemic structures that speak to themes of human migration and the natural environment.

    Close-up photograph of a sculpture made of a truck tire carved with circular designs and painted gold and silver
    Sep 28, 2018 to May 02, 2021

    New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Betsabeé Romero Installation; Photo credit: Mara Kurlandsky, NMWA