Museu de Washington abriga trabalho de mulheres artistas.
Welcome to the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to recognizing the contributions of women artists.
Books Without Words: The Visual Poetry of Elisabetta Gut
September 10, 2010 – January 16, 2011
The exhibition presents 22 artists’ books, collage-poems, book-objects and object-poems by Italian artist Elisabetta Gut. Her visual poetry is inspired by her dreams, memories, and love for music and poetry. » read more
Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color
October 9, 2010 – January 9, 2011
The first major retrospective features more than 70 paintings, textiles, and sketches from by pioneering African American artist, designer, and Howard University professor. » read more
1250 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005-3970
Susan Fisher Sterling, Director
Visitors 65 and over: $8.00
NMWA members: Free
Youth 18 and under: Free
Free Community Days are the first
Sunday of every month.
* Museum admission passes and gift passes are available for purchase through the ticket office. Call 1-877-226-5294 for advance sales.
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: noon – 5:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and
New Year’s Day
All public areas of the museum are wheelchair accessible. A limited number of wheelchairs and strollers are available at the security guard’s desk for use within the museum. A large-print edition of the permanent collection wall text is available at the information desk.
The Mezzanine Cafe, surrounded by works from the museum’s permanent collection, offers visitors a relaxing place to eat lunch. Choose from a seasonal menu of appetizers and soups, salads, gourmet sandwiches, a daily entree, and delicious desserts. With prior arrangement, the Cafe staff can also arrange breakfasts, private lunches, and afternoon teas. Call 202-628-1068 for reservations. Click here to view the daily menu.
Open weekdays: 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and for brunch on select Sundays (see below).
Join us for what is sure to become a family tradition: Brunch at the Museum Cafe on the first Sunday of every month! 11 am – 2 pm. Price of $25 includes FREE admission to the museum. Docent-led tours available. For reservations call 202-628-1068. Click here to view the brunch menu.
Special guided tours for groups of up to 40 people are offered by appointment. For larger groups, the museum can provide a lecture followed by a walk through the galleries with museum docents. For more information and to request a date, click here.
Brief walk-in tours are offered throughout the week when guides are available. Check with the Information Desk when you arrive.
The museum also offers special tour packages that include lunch or tea; to arrange for one, call the Special Events office at 202-783-7988.
Works in the permanent collection may be photographed with available light; flash photography, tripods, extension cords, and other special equipment are not permitted. No photography of special exhibitions or works of art on loan to the museum is allowed.