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National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) 25th Anniversary Fall Benefit Honors Melissa Etheridge

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) honors legendary singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge with the NMWA Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts at the 25th Anniversary Fall Benefit on November 4, 2012.

Melissa Etheridge’s impressive contributions to American rock and roll have placed her among the musical greats celebrated in our upcoming exhibition, Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power, September 7, 2012 through January 6, 2013.

Etheridge remarked, “I am honored to receive this award from the National Museum of Women in the Arts. I have long admired their work and salute this museum for all it is doing to celebrate women artists, especially the women who challenged societal norms to pursue careers in the arts. These women inspire us all and I am proud to be among them.”

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 7 at

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