National Museum of Women in the Arts’ 2023 Spring Gala
On Friday, April 14, 2023, the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) hosts its annual black-tie gala. Join co-chairs Anita McBride and Patti White and NMWA patrons for a special night at the museum’s largest annual fundraising event, which supports NMWA’s special exhibitions, and diverse education and public programming initiatives. The Ambassador of Italy, Her Excellency Mariangela Zappia, will be our Honorary Diplomatic Chair. RBC Wealth Management is Presenting Sponsor for the evening.
The event will feature a seated dinner and entertainment. Luminaries from Washington’s diplomatic, governmental and social communities are expected to attend. This year’s gala will honor Cecilia Alemani, curator and artistic director of the 59th Venice Biennale, with the 2023 NMWA Achievement Award for Excellence in the Arts. Since 2011, she has been the Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Director & Chief Curator of High Line Art, the public art program presented by the High Line in New York. In 2022, she curated The Milk of Dreams, the 59th International Art Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia. In 2018, Alemani served as Artistic Director of the inaugural edition of Art Basel Cities: Buenos Aires. In 2017, she curated the Italian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.
Friday, April 14, 2023
Cocktails: 6:30 p.m.
Dinner and Entertainment: 7:30 p.m.
Embassy of Italy
3000 Whitehaven Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
Valet parking available