“There has to be a women’s museum in every country of this world.”

Shirin Ebadi

Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (2003) and official godmother of IAWM

Welcome to the International Association of Women’s Museums (IAWM). We are thrilled to share with you our organization and members, which seek to provide women’s museums – and those who work with them – a place to share and collaborate. Learn about our history, our goals, and our members.

Are you a women’s museum or just want to know more?

IAWM Statement Against Violence Against Women

The IAWM stands strong against violence against women. Read our statement in honour of 25 November here.


Latest News

Headscarf as a Cultural Signifier

The international exhibition Headscarf as a cultural signifier opened in the WomeN'S Museum of Novi Sad, Serbia on May 18, 2022, as part of the Novi Sad-European Capital of Culture 2022 program, and will last until the end of June 2022. The project is managed by the...

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Women’s Museum Norway nominated for Museum of the Year Award

The women’s museum in Norway is nominated as the Museum of the Year in Norway, together with two other candidates. The winner will be awarded at the National Museum Meeting "Diverse Sustainability" in Porsgrunn-Skien on 6 April. The nomination for this important award...

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WE ARE! New Women’s Movement and Feminist Art

From March 6th to October 30th, 2022 the Women's Museum in Bonn, Germany, is showing the exhibition "WE ARE! New Women's Movement and Feminist Art". With the interdisciplinary exhibition WIR SIND! the women’s museum presents the success story of feminist movements in...

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