We’re pleased to share that Washington City Paper has honored the National Museum of Asian Art as a finalist in the Best Museum on the Mall category in its annual “Best of D.C.” edition. The honors in this category go to the winner, the National Gallery of Art, and runner-up, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Fellow finalists include the National Museum of Natural History, the National Air and Space Museum, and the National Museum of American History.
City Paper has long shaped the culture of the local community, and these awards are determined entirely by readers’ votes. We’re especially grateful to have been recognized during our centennial year, at the dawn of our second century! Thanks to everyone who voted and to each of you for contributing to the community that makes our museum one of the best.
To celebrate, we’re highlighting some of our events that City Paper has ranked among the best:
- One of the best photography exhibitions of 2022: Living in Two Times: Photography by Bahman Jalali and Rana Javadi (August 6, 2022–January 8, 2023)
- Winner, Best International Film Festival (2020): NMAA’s Iranian Film Festival
- Plus, countless mentions in the weekly guide of things to do in Washington, DC. Thanks, City Paper!