Fall 2016 Calendar of Events at The National Museum of Women in the Arts

Fall 2016 Calendar of Events at NMWA

Jul 20 2016

Programs and Exhibitions from September 2016–January 2017

WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to present a wide range of exhibitions and programs, including artist talks, workshops, and gallery talks related to the exhibition NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection. In addition, the second season of the museum’s Women, Arts, and Social Change initiative includes FRESH TALKs exploring architecture and body politics.

The first Sunday of every month is a Community Day with free admission to the public. The museum is closed on New Year’s Day. Free Community Day will take place on January 8. The information below is current as of July 2016. To find out more, visit the museum’s online calendar.

Women in Film/Mujeres de Cine—Screening and Conversation
Rastros de Sándalo (Traces of Sandalwood), 2014, 95 min.
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 3–5:30 p.m.
This award-winning film follows two separated sisters—one awash in the colorful melodrama of Bollywood, the other locked in the sterility of a biology lab in Barcelona. Based on the novel by Asha Miró and Anna Soler-Pont, the film was directed by Maria Ripoll and produced by an all-female crew. After the screening, Aina Clotet, who received a best actress nomination from the 2015 Gaudi Awards for her role in the film, discusses her experience as an actor in what is historically a male-dominated field. Followed by a reception. Free. Reservations required online

Free Community Day: September
The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA!

Visit us on Community Day for FREE admission to the museum—take this opportunity to explore our collection and current exhibitions.

Be sure to check out the special exhibition Alison Saar In Print, which explores the artist’s interest history, identity, and cultures of the African diaspora.


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