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.
Oct 11, 2019 to Jan 05, 2020
This focus exhibition examines the lives and works of several highly successful artists in the Netherlands during the 17th–18th centuries.
Sep 19, 2019 to Jan 20, 2020
This exhibition showcases for the first time Judy Chicago's newest body of work, which tackles human mortality and species extinction.