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National Museum of Women in the Arts



The museum building is closed for a major renovation, with plans to reopen in fall 2023. Visit nmwa.org/renovation for more information.

Founded in 1981 and opened in 1987 to redefine traditional histories of art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is the first museum in the world solely dedicated to celebrating the diverse artistic achievements of women. The collection includes more than 4,500 objects representing the work of women from the 16th century to the present. The collection features 4,500 works from the 16th century to the present created by more than 1,000 artists, including Mary Cassatt, Frida Kahlo, Alma Thomas, Lee Krasner, Louise Bourgeois, Chakaia Booker and Nan Goldin, along with special collections of 18th-century silver tableware and botanical prints. NMWA is located at 1250 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C., in a landmark building near the White House. The museum building is closed for a major renovation, with plans to reopen in fall 2023. Visit nmwa.org/renovation for more information. During the building closure, NMWA continues its mission-based work and engages supporters and friends through a dynamic slate of online programs and events, off-site and virtual exhibitions, and digital content. For information, call 202-783-5000 or visit www.nmwa.org.

  • ADA Compliant
  • Guided tours available
  • Private Tour
  • ADA compliant
  • Non-Profit Organization
Largest Meeting Room Details

Capacity, Banquet-style: 500, Capacity, Theatre-style: 350

Meeting Space Details

Inside Reception Capacity: 1000

Distance to Metro

2 Blocks

Distance to Conv Center

5 Blocks

Group Maximum

50

Length of Tour

1-2 Hours

Discount

Membership Discounts

Metro Station

Metro Center

Parking

Self

Metro Line

Red

Payment Options

American Express, Cash, MasterCard, Personal Checks, Visa

CONTACT

United States

(202) 783-5000

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