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January 2, 1993 | CHARLES HILLINGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
If you are a woman artist or know one who had at least one solo exhibition, or if you know of an accomplished woman artist now dead who never received recognition, the National Museum of Women in the Arts would like to hear from you. The unique, 5-year-old museum, the first museum in the world dedicated to women artists, has the foremost collection of archival material on women in the arts in existence.
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July 17, 2001 | JACQUELINE TRESCOTT, WASHINGTON POST
Ellen D. Reeder, a scholar and archeologist specializing in ancient art, took over Monday as director of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Reeder spent the last two years as deputy director for art at the in-the-news Brooklyn Museum of Art and the previous 15 years as curator of ancient art at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. A show Reeder organized in 1995 at the Walters, "Pandora: Women in Classical Greece," laid the groundwork for her interest in the director's post.
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July 17, 2001 | JACQUELINE TRESCOTT, WASHINGTON POST
Ellen D. Reeder, a scholar and archeologist specializing in ancient art, took over Monday as director of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Reeder spent the last two years as deputy director for art at the in-the-news Brooklyn Museum of Art and the previous 15 years as curator of ancient art at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. A show Reeder organized in 1995 at the Walters, "Pandora: Women in Classical Greece," laid the groundwork for her interest in the director's post.
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January 2, 1993 | CHARLES HILLINGER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
If you are a woman artist or know one who had at least one solo exhibition, or if you know of an accomplished woman artist now dead who never received recognition, the National Museum of Women in the Arts would like to hear from you. The unique, 5-year-old museum, the first museum in the world dedicated to women artists, has the foremost collection of archival material on women in the arts in existence.
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April 6, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Washington's new $17-million National Museum of Women in the Arts opens officially on Tuesday with an inaugural exhibition titled "American Women Artists 1830-1930." The museum is dedicated to women artists generally forgotten by the nation's major museums and galleries. The inaugural exhibition includes the works by Georgia O'Keeffe and Mary Cassatt.
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January 13, 1994
Rita Long Barrett, former president of the Costume Council of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Mrs. Barrett, a native of Joplin, Mo., who lived in Bel-Air, had been active in Southern California charitable and artistic causes for more than 50 years. In addition to her work with the Costume Council, she worked with the Junior League of Pasadena and with its chapters in San Francisco and Washington.
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December 28, 1995 | Associated Press
In addition to the Vermeer exhibit at the National Gallery of Art, Washington sites that tourists can see during the federal budget impasse include: * Jefferson Memorial * Lincoln Memorial * Vietnam Memorial * Korean War Memorial * Museum of American History (one week only) * Library of Congress * National Archives * Capitol * The National Building Museum * Einstein Planetarium * Imax Theater of the National Air and Space Museum * Washington National Cathedral * National Shrine of the
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August 18, 1996
Museum buffs know there's more to Washington, D.C., than the Smithsonian and the National Mall. But reaching all those off-the-Mall sites has been difficult until now. The Museum Bus, which began operating last month, carries passengers to 20 institutions, some as famous as the National Gallery of Art, others less well known. The Museum Bus is actually a fleet of mini-buses that travel on two contiguous loops. Fourteen stops allow access to museums both on and off the Mall.
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September 24, 2000
There's a National Women's Hall of Fame, a National Museum of Women in the Arts and a National Museum of Women's History (on the Internet only, for now), among others. But until now, there's been no major museum devoted to U.S. women in general, say activists in Dallas. On Friday, they aim to correct that omission when the Women's Museum: An Institute for the Future opens in Dallas.
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May 30, 2008 | Diane Haithman, Times Staff Writer
Two Southern California museums are represented in this year's awards for excellence in the categories of museum catalogues, articles and exhibitions from New York City's Assn. of Art Museum Curators. For exhibition catalogues, Elizabeth Armstrong took the top award for "Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design and Culture at Midcentury," for the Orange County Museum of Art's survey of the progressive cultural zeitgeist in Southern California that emerged after World War II.
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December 6, 1987 | ZAN DUBIN
The traveling exhibition that inaugurated the nation's first and only museum devoted to women's art has arrived at the San Diego Museum of Art. The National Museum of Women in the Arts opened its doors in Washington this April with "American Women Artists: 1830-1930." Curator Eleanor Tufts, author and professor of art history at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, assembled a 100-piece exhibition that surveys painting and sculpture by American women artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.
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September 7, 2012 | By Deborah Vankin
Lady Gaga's infamous raw meat dress -- which she wore during the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards to protest a ban on openly gay officers serving in the military -- is now a museum piece: It's on display at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. It's part of a traveling exhibit, "Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power," which opened Friday. The show is being put on by the Cleveland Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. "Pretty soon we're going to have as much rights as the meat on our own bones.
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