Oct 08, 2020 to Dec 23, 2020
Ranging in size from minutely detailed, small-scale works to large, sculptural installations, the sixth installment of NMWA’s Women to Watch exhibition series explores artists’ ability to transform paper into a surprising array of shapes and structures.
Aug 01, 2020 to Dec 23, 2020
The historical and contemporary photographs in this special pop-up installation delve into humankind’s yearning to experience the outside world, particularly after a period of confinement. They showcase the richly varied approaches women photographers apply to natural subjects.
Mar 08, 2020 to Oct 08, 2020
Linda Nochlin (1931–2017), award-winning scholar, art historian and critic, devoted her career to forging a new appreciation for the contributions of women in the arts. This collaboration between NMWA’s Library and Research Center and the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art showcases a selection of Nochlin's papers and ephemera that illuminate her remarkable contributions to art and culture. Open by appointment only.
Feb 28, 2020 to Aug 23, 2020
NMWA presents a landmark exhibition of evocative and groundbreaking photographs by celebrated artist Graciela Iturbide (b. 1942, Mexico City) from her prolific five-decade-long career. Iturbide’s signature high-contrast black-and-white images tell a visual story of Mexico since the late 1960s.
Jan 17, 2020 to Apr 19, 2020
Explore monumental works by multimedia artist Delita Martin that combine tradition with innovation. Through her rigorous and meticulously layered process, Martin creates a new iconography for African Americans, and claims space for her subjects, particularly black women—a powerful presence that simultaneously highlights the historical absence of black bodies in Western art.
Nov 04, 2019 to Mar 04, 2020
DMV Color features an assortment of contemporary works by women of color with ties to the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia—known locally as the DMV.