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Women in the Arts and Professions

March 1–August 31, 2003
East Building, Ground Floor, Study Center

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.


original exhibition poster
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Overview: Celebrating Women’s History Month, this exhibition was devoted to women artists, writers, and academics from the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries who are represented in the collection. It was divided into sections dedicated to famous and influential women, works written for and by women, books printed or illustrated by women, and female artists.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. Neal Turtell, executive librarian, was curator.