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Wonder Women! Exhibition at the Women’s Museum

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Edna Reindel, painter, muralist, and illustrator, poses next to a plane, likely at the Lockheed Air Craft Factory in Los Angeles, CA, ca. 1943; Reindel was commissioned by LIFE magazine to paint pictures of the women at work in aircraft factories and shipyards during World War II Credit: Edna Reindel Papers, Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

From the Guerrilla Girls righting the wrongs of the art world to painter Edna Reindel’s tough WWII riveters, to vintage feminist comic books—it’s the celebration of the Wonder Women! Explore images of the powerful woman, real and fictional, in a wide-ranging selection drawn from the special collections and artists’ archives of the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center.


Where:
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center
1250 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-783-5000
nmwa.org

When:
July 17–November 17, 2017
Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center
Open Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–5 p.m.

Price:
Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for visitors 65 and over and students, and free for NMWA members and youths 18 and under.