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NMWA honors Maria Grazia Chiuri, Judy Chicago and Mellody Hobson


On Friday, April 8, 2022, the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) hosts its annual black-tie gala, made possible by Dior. This year’s gala will honor Dior’s first woman Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri, feminist artist Judy Chicago and co-CEO and President of Ariel Investments Mellody Hobson each with NMWA’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Join gala co-chairs Ashley Davis and Marlene Malek alongside luminaries from Washington’s diplomatic, governmental and social communities. The Ambassador of France, Mr. Philippe Étienne will be our Honorary Diplomatic Chair. The event will feature a seated dinner and entertainment. This will be the first gala held since 2019. NMWA looks forward to continuing this much-loved tradition of gathering each spring in celebration of the museum’s important work and honoring groundbreaking women in arts.


Friday, April 8, 2022

Cocktails: 6:30 p.m.

Dinner and Entertainment: 7:30 p.m.


National Building Museum
401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

art and education, women arts, WOMEN AWARDS, womens history, WOMENS LIVES

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