National Museum of Women in the Arts @ 1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005
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Take a walk on the wild side!
The museum is brimming with artwork by and about women who thrived as professionals and influencers despite social norms that denounced such public, unfeminine behavior. Discover a diverse cast of fierce women who refused to let men define their place; thumbed their noses at the limited roles society accorded them; and blazed trails as artists, activists, and innovators proving that fierce gets the job done.
This unconventional, edgy, and fast-paced tour is fun, fearless, and free.
Maria Sibylla Merian, Plate 11 (from "Dissertation in Insect Generations and Metamorphosis in Surinam", second edition), 1719; Hand-colored engraving on paper, 20 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay
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