Photo of "First Steps [Primeros pasos]" by Jean Charlot a painting depicting a mother leaning over a child holding a cloth wrapped underneath the child's arms to help them stand

The Art of Motherhood

The Art of Motherhood May 14, 2018 by Public Programs Back to Blog Is your mom stately? Or silly? Driven? Or down-to-earth? In honor of Mother’s Day, we took a look at the diverse works in our collection that depict women — including mothers — and found some that represented qualities we love best about the moms

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Nicola Costantino at sewing machine looking at a dress on a mannequin. Dark lighting creating a high contrast from Costantino's skin.

Women’s History Month 2018: #5WomenArtists

Women’s History Month 2018: #5WomenArtists March 23, 2018 by Lizabel Stella Back to Blog In 1987, Congress proclaimed the month of March as Women’s History Month, providing an official annual opportunity to celebrate the unsung contributions of women.  The National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C. lead a year-round mission to advocate women artists, providing a

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