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The only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to recognizing the contributions of women artists
The only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to recognizing the contributions of women artists

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While you load up for tomorrow's feast, don't forget that the museum is closed for #Thanksgiving. We'll be open starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 25.

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'Still, in 2016, when women artists continue to be starkly undervalued and underexhibited, NMWA’s exhibition is a welcome oasis...The show aspires to the paradigm shift that feminist art historian Linda Nochlin envisioned nearly 50 years ago: a revision of the “naïve, distorted, uncritical assumptions” about who qualifies as an artist and what it means for her to be “great.”'—+Washington City Paper

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Happy #ValentinesDay  from NMWA! Enjoy #love , up close and personal, by zooming in on Jennie Augusta Brownscombe’s “Love’s Young Dream” (1887) on the +Google Art Project, now featured in their “Love” collection

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Check it out! NMWA’s director spoke on “today’s art innovators”—and her hopes for NMWA’s future—at the +World Economic Forum  Meeting of New Champions.

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Think pop-ups are just for kids? Check out contemporary artist’s books by Colette Fu!

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Happy #VeteransDay! NMWA is open regular hours and offering free admission to veterans today.

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3, 2, 1…. New to NMWA? Planning a visit, or just want to hear about what we do?

From our 273 exhibitions to our 14,000-volume library, to our members from all 50 states and 19 countries, here’s NMWA by the numbers!

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+Washington Post laid out the facts and figures of NMWA's “Meret Oppenheim: Tender Friendships” exhibition

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Italy, maternity, and videography: check out Margaret Salmon’s work in “Total Art” on the blog! Also, come view and discuss her video installation, “Ninna Nanna,” in tomorrow’s free Conversation Piece at NMWA:

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Dive into 89 Seconds at Alcázar by Eve Sussman / Rufus Corporation, and its inspiration, Las Meninas! 
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