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National Museum of Women in the Arts is the only major museum in the world solely dedicated to championing women through the arts. Creator of #5WomenArtists.

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Sculptor and printmaker #ElizabethCatlett used her art to advocate for social change in the U.S. and her adopted co… https://t.co/FLj9yOZYZR
2/16
2020
#NadineIjewere and @JawaraW Reject Cultural Stereotypes in "Tallawah"—Hair that is an architectural feat, ornamenta… https://t.co/ZhpOmCxXrDPlease please support her work. She's showing at @WomenInTheArts now. You will not be disappointed. https://t.co/YGqgSSt1hZ
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)Delita Martin's "Another Kind of Blues." Part of her exhibition Calling Down the Spirits at @WomenInTheArts. These… https://t.co/4XxH0LCpnE
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)Six Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Read During #BlackHistoryMonth https://t.co/t7a6M3Wtbv @BlackGirlNerds https://t.co/yr6OcCaI28This week in #ArtFixFriday: @artsy profiles artist#HowardenaPindell, an all-female team from South African architec… https://t.co/nY152X8GeF
2/15
2020
Museums offer “mea culpa” and showcase multimedia women artists https://t.co/x8uXF2KPgE @womensmediacntr https://t.co/yQZsRN8c2e @CA_DiPasquale Correct. Candy is always the answer. (Unless, sometimes, when the answer is ice cream...)Happy #ValentinesDay! 💖 Is the young woman in #JennieAugustaBrownscombe's "Love's Young Dream" (1887) longingly gaz… https://t.co/vxtFdYUsxyHow #BirdsOfPrey Director #CathyYan Saved #HarleyQuinn From #Joker and the Male Gaze—The first Asian-American woman… https://t.co/tTIwLBRppj
2/14
2020
Over a career of more than 70 years, #LoïsMailouJones overcame racial and gender prejudices to become a successful… https://t.co/jpcVQ9aVMiJoin the @WomenInTheArts this month to view an assortment of contemporary works by women of African American herita… https://t.co/voE4BM1Ioh
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)📆 #InternationalWomensDay 2020 Join us on March 8 for a FREE #InternationalWomensDay celebration! Come support wom… https://t.co/RSouuO5bP9Happy birthday to #JoanMitchell! 🎈 Mitchell is known for her large, highly stylized abstractions of the landscape.… https://t.co/8zXeSPKoYX
2/13
2020
Artist #SoniaBoyce Will Be the First Black Woman to Represent the UK @la_Biennale—The artist came to prominence in… https://t.co/osfIKntwbL @eva_recinos @hyperallergic Thank you for writing (and tweeting) and championing women artists! 🙂Today at noon: stop by for a free #GalleryTalk! This quick, 30-minute talk will be led by a #NMWA staff member and… https://t.co/NJ9yvPpeA0Movies Starring Women and People of Color Continue to Surge—Three new studies examined the state of films led by pe… https://t.co/l03w9LgjTI
2/12
2020
Tomorrow at noon, join us for a free #GalleryTalk! Explore our collection with a #NMWA staff member through a sampl… https://t.co/zsKSAPl35sRising Up to "Calling Down the Spirits": The Art of #DelitaMartin—#DelitaMartin’s works are visual hymns for a disp… https://t.co/4aJns5MN49#CoritaKent, the Nun-Turned-Artist, and Her Political Prints From 1969—The "Heroes and Sheroes" series, comprised o… https://t.co/lIaSQfXcqv
2/11
2020
A self-taught artist, #ClementineHunter created bright, whimsical folk paintings depicting life in the Cane River r… https://t.co/YVKcfC49IlWhoa. The statistics compiled by @WomenInTheArts re: under-representation of women in art are STAGGERING. Ladie… https://t.co/KidZvuLv6W
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)My favourite paintings of women reading at @WomenInTheArts https://t.co/SbcArIo7DC
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)Congratulations to the #HairLove team for their #Oscars win! 🏆 💜 We can't wait to celebrate with writer and directo… https://t.co/BdXiS9R7TQ
2/10
2020
#Oscars: the 92-year gender gap, visualised—This year’s all-male nominations for best director are just the latest… https://t.co/cOW2ibhPz0Every year around #Oscars season, @womensmediacntr releases its report on gender and non-acting Oscar nominations.… https://t.co/INjjOeLrRt
2/9
2020
Approaches to Feminism by Way of #ShirleyJackson and a Black Beauty Pageant—At @sundancefest, #Shirley and… https://t.co/WRkYLBL55RHappy birthday to #HarmonyHammond! 🎈 In the 1970s and early 1980s, Hammond became well-known for her fabric-wrapped… https://t.co/G6nKMlFQHYSculptor #ChakaiaBooker fuses ecological concerns with explorations of racial and economic difference, globalizatio… https://t.co/MLH2sVLf4v
2/8
2020
In this week's #ArtFixFriday: celebrated crochet designer #DelPittFeldman has died, @guardian reviews… https://t.co/AG8kywKFQDJoin us for a free screening of the #Oscar-nominated short film @HairLoveShort, and a conversation with the film’s… https://t.co/G8Dq6e30j3Why Have There Been No Great Women Cinematographers (According to Hollywood)?—Critic #JustineSmith (… https://t.co/hUM2quEygl
2/7
2020
This Art Kills Fascists—@LewisMuseum's dynamic exhibition "#ElizabethCatlett: Artist as Activist," curated by museu… https://t.co/EZmny3w51ZI got to interview one of the coolest people: #SusanFisherSterling, Director of @WomenInTheArts! Read her take on t… https://t.co/87Aend03pO
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)Explore the themes featured in #NMWA's most recent collection installation in a series of blog posts by NMWA direct… https://t.co/MfIuwZWdqfHappy birthday to #AlisonSaar! 🎈 Saar creates artworks that frequently transform found objects to reflect themes of… https://t.co/wPovo4Feh0Can you name #5WomenArtists ? Take the challenge posed by @WomenInTheArts ! https://t.co/j5Pcvmu658
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2/6
2020
The Most Exciting Latino Art & Culture Exhibitions Happening in the First Half of 2020 https://t.co/btcL9nZ4Oshttps://t.co/4J4wbfniN2We are so proud to welcome here @MexCultureDC renowned Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide for an in-depth conv… https://t.co/zGU9ddL4Em
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)Today at noon: join us for a free #GalleryTalk! Hear from a #NMWA staff member about a selection of works in our co… https://t.co/gi1Cla3V5oA Film Series Spotlights Stories of Black Brazilians From Women Directors—Co-presented by @CinemaTropical and… https://t.co/pBA0u6zmhl
2/5
2020
Tomorrow at noon, join us for a free #GalleryTalk! Explore a sampling of our collection featuring women artists fro… https://t.co/jxVUK65pwm @transformerDC @thelinehotel @americanart @BlackCatDC @getINWEGO February ART picks: ✨ Moira Dryer: Back in Busine… https://t.co/FMO24KKrw7
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)Happy 150th birthday, @mfaboston! 🎉 We loved having "She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the A… https://t.co/1bTRcFBBuDThe Weight of Water—@JuxtapozMag interviews @dominiquefung, who uses her paintings to reconfigure art history thro… https://t.co/8F0jcaZeyp
2/4
2020
A treat for my #translators friends, @WomenInTheArts a French-Italian dictionary behind bars... Elisabetta Gut’s Bo… https://t.co/hWGVgKAmhW
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)91-year-old artist #MarieWoo gets big honor, $50,000 prize—Woo was announced as the 2020 @kresgefdn Eminent Artist,… https://t.co/FcnB1UZrgSApply now for a Summer 2020 internship at #NMWA! ☀️ Get hands-on museum experience and gaze longingly at paintings… https://t.co/nZWCT8RYFm
2/3
2020
Here Are 21 Highly Anticipated, Mind-Expanding Museum Exhibitions to Seek Out Across the US in 2020—You won't want… https://t.co/5yuvz9Z4i8Community Day is today's #UnityThroughCommunity event! Join @womeninthearts and take this opportunity to explore th… https://t.co/HHaLtmwdAo
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)Rise and shine, it's FREE #CommunityDay! ☀️ Enjoy free admission from 12 to 5 p.m.—including a free #FierceWomen to… https://t.co/D2AOTDes65
2/2
2020
A Podcast on Radical Women Unearths Rare Interviews With #AliceNeel, #BetyeSaar, and More—This season of… https://t.co/6JRBJfh9NRGet those creative juices flowing and make your own “mini museum” with @WomenInTheArts! Stop by their table.… https://t.co/NvjNMH3QUe
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA) @GwenWaight YES, get it!! 👏 (Fun fact: four of those artists are represented in our collection and three are on view right now!)It’s #BlackHistoryMonth! Get ready for #BlackHistoryMonth and #5WomenArtists 2020 with last year's moment celebrati… https://t.co/8SHll5ORWATwo Aboriginal Artists Pay Tribute to Their Homeland—A tree is never just a tree, a water source is never just a wa… https://t.co/FA8Ri9hilt
2/1
2020
@SadieDing @BuildingMuseum ... Not wrong. https://t.co/67vpM7Oa3QWhat your favorite DC museum says about you. https://t.co/wnBNoeZTtN @WomenInTheArts @BuildingMuseum https://t.co/GimBcC1Jed
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)Happy #ArtFixFriday! This week: @maspmuseu added 296 works by women artists to its collection in 2019, @NewYorker r… https://t.co/8oCftXCmnCEarly #5WomenArtists+ Alert: Helen Frankenthaler Eva Hesse Lee Krasner Alice Neel Yoko Ono Betye Saar "...the 'prob… https://t.co/pruT3HIYC3
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)📺 Tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.: tune in for the latest episode of #WETA Arts to learn more about the arts in the D.C. area… https://t.co/c07UmMNCT4The Most Exciting Films @sundancefest Were Made by Women—The festival’s showcase of movies by #JaniczaBravo,… https://t.co/MuFXfopflD
1/31
2020
TONIGHT: join @eastcitybooks and @RobinHaART to learn more about Ha's graphic novel memoir "Almost American Girl,"… https://t.co/sOBntJhZTvSupport women artists! 🙌 #NMWA is the only major museum solely dedicated to celebrating the creative contributions… https://t.co/78czucgl2gMemory and Self-Love Highlight Profound Portraits of Black Figures by #HarmoniaRosales—Chicago-born artist… https://t.co/WdunXCMozw
1/30
2020
Women Artists of the DMV: @MalakaGharib’s “I Was Their American Dream”—"DMV Color" presents artists’ books, graphic… https://t.co/IVyChdBPwxSwing by today at noon for a free #GalleryTalk! Hear from a #NMWA staff member about a selection of works in our co… https://t.co/rnw8dROJt2Mexican Artist and Women’s Rights Activist Murdered in Downtown Juárez—Artists are rallied in the wake of… https://t.co/LqyBSdsJAC
1/29
2020
Today I donated to @19thnews and got my membership cards to @WomenInTheArts Love to see the work women do
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA) @smithsoniannpg Our united love for #AmySherald could never be contained to a mere month. 💕Tomorrow at noon, join us for a free #GalleryTalk! Discover our collection through a sampling of works by women art… https://t.co/ovl2ob8pca#DelitaMartin claims space for African American subjects with large-scale prints, drawing, sewing—See her work now… https://t.co/Fk7ROjEIOXLouisiana Museum of Modern Art opens #AnnVeronicaJanssens's first major exhibition in Scandinavia—During the darkes… https://t.co/4QDkyWh8vs
1/28
2020
The wildly popular Obama portraits are going on a year-long tour to museums across the country—Starting in June 202… https://t.co/DXTAmrF5wcAn Artist’s Altars to Unsung Women—Rendered in a rainbow of vibrant colors, @clarityhaynes’s portrayals of queer, h… https://t.co/KWs3uIbt6n
1/27
2020
‘It Helped Me Maintain a Certain Vitality’: Watch the Late #NancySpero Explain How Collaborating With Fellow Artist… https://t.co/CBl07JfNYqHappy birthday to Barbara Kruger! 🎈 Kruger is best known for her works featuring bold statements in white-on-red te… https://t.co/NwCfXu2NC3
1/26
2020
How we forgot #AliceGuyBlaché, cinema’s first woman director https://t.co/lhp85vGjG1 @Telegraph https://t.co/Tywng0OpdzHappy #LunarNewYear! 🐀 We wish you and your loved ones happiness and prosperity! 🧧 🖼️: #HungLiu, "Sisters," 2000… https://t.co/RauNq55LIFEnvironmental Art Pioneer #AgnesDenes Makes Art That Defies Gravity—See Images From Her Overdue New York Survey Her… https://t.co/rWixXOkhsp
1/25
2020
Who needs grey walls? (@WomenInTheArts) https://t.co/eBJjjDW0ZV
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)#weeklyreads "Photography for me is a ritual." Graciela Iturbide is considered one of the greatest contemporary pho… https://t.co/V3DcLefT3m
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)Happy #ArtFixFriday! This week: → @jessicadimmock is pushing the Directors Guild for better parental benefits → 15… https://t.co/vOsHkRVjlx#NMWA Summer 2020 internship applications are now ✨ OPEN! ✨ Come champion women in the arts with us while getting h… https://t.co/PfLbgVSLnT#MengJin's (@jinittowinit) 'Little Gods' Reminds Us Some Questions Are Better Left Unasked https://t.co/vebrP3PYERhttps://t.co/UKltoLljC2
1/24
2020
How #KätheKollwitz Invented a New Art of Protest—Two exhibitions, @GettyMuseum and @artinstitutechi revisit the rad… https://t.co/qfZ1ZginQKOn January 30, join @eastcitybooks and @RobinHaART to learn more about Ha's graphic novel memoir "Almost American G… https://t.co/eklk4eNzfH.@Google Doodle celebrates #AnnaMayWong nearly 100 years after her first leading role. Here's why she's in focus.… https://t.co/Vheo5s6utC
1/23
2020
#GracielaIturbide is one of the world’s leading photographers and a pride of #Mexico. @EmbamexEUA and @MexCultureDChttps://t.co/620wm8VaMl
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA).@WomenInTheArts asking the question every woman in history has asked herself: https://t.co/59cy6D0x6e
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)Today at noon: join us for a free #GalleryTalk! Hear from a #NMWA staff member about a selection of works in our co… https://t.co/AtpWe9gx1D10 @instagram Accounts All About Women Artists—If you enjoy discovering inspiring talent as much as Art She Says do… https://t.co/lECFYDiDnQ
1/22
2020
Tomorrow at noon, join us for a free #GalleryTalk! Explore our collection with a NWMA staff member through a sampli… https://t.co/iGqv21jHW9What the New York Art World Is Missing—@JihaMoon’s work does not fit into the New York art world’s current concerns… https://t.co/pvkPM3UX22.@dianaejaita "Portrait of History"— Ejaita’s second cover for @NewYorker arrives on the eve of #MLKday, and its at… https://t.co/U3UrtSgNgZ
1/21
2020
If you're in Washington, DC for the #WomensMarch, catching the Delita Martin show "Calling Down the Spirits" at… https://t.co/O1JJRblwWb
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA)Thanks for the tip! Took my 5 year old daughter today and she was inspired to paint pictures when we got home… https://t.co/GYNf8wYRgU
Retweeted by Women in the Arts (NMWA).@xavierasimmons: “How might our entire history have been different…?” Learn more about Simmons's "One Day and Bac… https://t.co/u62DKl3j7s‼️ LAST CHANCE: ‼️ come say goodbye to the moving #JudyChicagoDC and thrilling #WomenLiveDangerously exhibitions to… https://t.co/fKpdW25Sme
1/20
2020

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