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  • Address: 1250 New York Ave NW, Washington DC 20005, USA
  • Admission: Adults: $10, Students $8. Ages 18 and Younger: Free

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National Museum of Women in the Arts Tours

The nation’s only museum dedicated to female artists, since 1981 the NMWA has featured a permanent collection of 4,500 artworks made by more than 1,000 different women. Spanning the 16th century to today, this collection includes pieces by painters Berthe Morisot and Grandma Moses, photographer Nan Goldin, and sculptor Louise Bourgeois. The museum also hosts several rotating exhibits throughout the year, highlighting exciting, whimsical, controversial and/or thought-provoking female-made work in every medium.

Housed in an elegant Renaissance Revival building, NMWA has a performance space for lectures, a library full of resources on women in the arts, and the on-site Mezzanine Café, serving Mediterranean-style salads and sandwiches in a marble-paved atrium surrounded by art. The Café is open 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and in addition to weekday and Saturday lunches, offers brunch on the first Sunday of every month ($25 per person).

Practical Information

The museum has no dedicated parking, but there are four parking lots nearby and limited street spaces available; the Metrorail’s Metro Center station, serving the Red, Blue and Orange Lines, is two blocks from the museum.

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Washington DC Super Saver: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley and Monuments by Moonlight Tour, Washington DC, ... 

Washington DC Super Saver: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley and Monuments by Moonlight Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 68 Reviews

Explore Washington DC at your leisure on a hop-on hop-off trolley and see the city's landmarks illuminated on a guided night tour with this super saver combo. ...  Read more

Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Duration: 3 to 8 hrs

From USD $89.95
$99.95 Save $10.00

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