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  • Gallery talk by Rosa Bonheur's Highland Raid
    Apr 23 2014

    APR 23 Gallery Talk: Celebrating Earth Day

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a gallery talk led by NMWA Associate Educator Addie L. Gayoso.
  • Visitor viewing Bars Quilt
    Apr 24 2014

    APR 24 Curator Talk: “Workt by Hand”

    11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our special in-depth curator talk series concludes with author, professor, and curator Janneken Smucker.
  • Meret Oppenheim's Gloves
    Apr 24 2014

    Lecture/Film: Celebrating Meret Oppenheim

    5–7 p.m. Reservations Required. Join us for a film screening and lecture celebrating Surrealist artist Meret Oppenheim.
  • Apr 25 2014

    2014 Spring Gala

    6:30–11 p.m. Reservations Required. Celebrate with NMWA as it holds its annual spring gala with a special Marrakesh theme.
  • Apr 30 2014

    APR 30 Gallery Talk: Equal Exposure

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a gallery talk led by NMWA Director of the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center Heather Slania.
  • May 04 2014

    Free Community Day: May 2014

    12–5 p.m. No Reservations Required. The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA—enjoy free admission to the museum all day!
  • May 07 2014

    MAY 07 Gallery Talk: A Mother’s Work

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a gallery talk led by NMWA Digital Media Specialist Laura Hoffman.
  • Gallery talk in “Workt by Hand” exhibition
    May 14 2014

    MAY 14 Gallery Talk: Selections from the Collection

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a gallery talk led by NMWA Assistant Educator Ashley W. Harris.
  • May 14 2014

    Shenson Chamber Music Concert: Jeanine De Bique

    7:30–9:30 p.m. Sold out. Our 2013–14 Shenson Chamber Music Concert series continues with soprano Jeanine De Bique.
  • Visitors in NMWA's sculpture gallery
    May 18 2014

    FREE Art Museum Day

    12–5 p.m. No Reservations Required. NMWA celebrates AAMD Art Museum Day with free admission to the museum.
  • May 21 2014

    MAY 21 Gallery Talk: Domestic Affairs

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a gallery talk led by NMWA Director of Education Deborah Gaston.
  • Gallery talk in one of NMWA's collection galleries
    May 28 2014

    MAY 28 Gallery Talk: Exploring Dimensionality in Art

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a gallery talk led by NMWA Associate Educator Addie L. Gayoso.
  • May 28 2014

    Shenson Chamber Music Concert: Mary Millben

    7:30–9:30 p.m. Reservations Required. Our 2013–14 Shenson Chamber Music Concert series concludes with soprano Mary Millben with a tribute to Marvin Hamlisch.
  • Jun 01 2014

    Free Community Day: June 2014

    12–5 p.m. No Reservations Required. The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA—enjoy free admission to the museum all day!
  • Gallery talk in one of NMWA's galleries
    Jun 04 2014

    JUN 04 Gallery Talk: Meret Oppenheim

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a gallery talk led by NMWA Digital Media Specialist Laura Hoffman.
  • Jun 06 2014

    NMWA Nights: Total Art

    5:30–7:30 p.m. Reservations Recommended. Join the YPC for a NMWA Nights happy hour event themed around NMWA’s summer exhibition Total Art: Contemporary Video.
  • Gallery talk in one of NMWA's galleries
    Jun 11 2014

    JUN 11 Gallery Talk: Handpicked

    12–12:30 p.m. No Reservations Required. Our gallery talk series continues with a gallery talk led by NMWA Curatorial Assistant Stephanie Midon.

Exhibitions

  • Star of Bethlehem Quilt, ca. 1830; Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Alice Bauer Frankenberg; Photo Gavin Ashworth 2012, courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum
    Dec 20 2013 to Apr 27 2014

    “Workt by Hand”

    On view December 20, 2013–April 27, 2014. This exhibition showcases 35 18th–20th-century quilts from the Brooklyn Museum’s renowned decorative arts collection.
  • Alex Prager, La Petite Mort Film Still #5, 2012; Courtesy of the Artist, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles and Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York and Hong Kong
    Jun 06 2014 to Oct 12 2014

    Total Art: Contemporary Video

    On view June 6–October 12, 2014. This exhibition highlights the inventive processes that sustain women artists’ position at the forefront of video.
  • Apr 26 2014 to Sep 14 2014

    Meret Oppenheim: Tender Friendships

    On view April 26, 2013–September 14, 2014. This exhibition explores friendship as a source of inspiration and support in Surrealist artist Meret Oppenheim’s artwork.
  • Mar 08 2012 to Apr 27 2014

    New York Ave Sculpture Project

    On view March 8, 2012–April 27, 2014. Chakaia Booker is the second artist for the only public art space featuring changing installations of contemporary works by women artists.