The National Museum of Women in the Arts might be closed for renovations, but that doesn't mean you can't still peep its collection, and this time, from the comfort of your couch.
Five journalists—Patrice Gaines, Keith Harriston, Nick Charles, Michael H. Cottman, and Curtis Bunn—discuss the roots of racism and inequality in American and why the murder of George Floyd prompted a critical shift in the way White Americans view race and discrimination.
Smithsonian American Art Museum's paintings conservator Gwen Manthey talks with the NMWA about research on Alma Woodsey Thomas’s artistic process.
At 7 p.m., DC for Democracy hosts a debate between DC Council Chair Phil Mendelson and challenger Erin Palmer. A forum with mayoral candidate Robert White will follow. Both sections will include a time for audience questions. Executive Director of DC Action, Kimberly Perry, will moderate.
Pati Jinich, author of Treasures of the Mexican Table, discusses Mexico's rich culinary history and her native country's 32 different cuisines. Her book features Mexico's signature recipes and she'll even […]
A live reading (followed by a discussion on Finland's holiday traditions) of The Moomins' The Fir Tree, written by Tove Jansson. Perfect for kids 3 and up. Happening IRL and online,
Historian Coleen Christian Burke is talking White House holiday decorating (which is always the first lady's job...) from Jackie Kennedy to Jill Biden. In 2014, Burke was a White House holiday design partner, her talk will draw from her experience as well as her book Christmas with the First Ladies.
Every second Tuesday of the month, the National Museum of Women in the Arts interviews special guests, discusses current events, and more.
Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, local artist and advocate, will discuss her recent, national-headline-making exhibition In America: Remember, which covered the Mall in over 700,000 white flags to recognize everyone who died of COVID-19 in the U.S. Learn about the exhibit's precursor, the people who helped make it happen, and Firstenberg's future projects. NMWA’s Associate Curator Virginia […]
A conversation on the “black-and-tan clubs" of the 1920s to the early 1960s, which put Black musicians and people of color on stage and brought in Black and Brown audiences. As these spots grew, White visitors started to listen, making "a uniquely integrated musical phenomenon" where the likes of Eubie Blake, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, […]
This weekly chat is a quick and dirty conversation with the National Museum of Women in the Arts' educators on different pieces from the museum's collection.
Local award-winning teacher, choreographer and dancer, Tiffany Quinn hosts an afternoon of Black dance with two DMV dance ensembles. In person and online.