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Here’s the latest happening at the NLAPW, Inc.:

Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau
welcomes the NLAPW, Inc. 2018 Biennial Convention

Paulette Lester, Director of Convention Services at the GDMCVB, sent this welcome message to Laura Walth, 2018 Biennial Chair:

“The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau (GDMCVB) is delighted to be the host city for the 2018 49th Biennial Conference.

“Your attendees may find the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau website very beneficial while planning their visit to Greater Des Moines. On our website – www.catchdesmoines.com – they will be able to find things to do, download maps, coupons and research restaurants and places to visit while they are in our community. They may also access our website from their smart phone while in our community. We want your attendees to catch the spirit of Des Moines.”

Paulette Lester
Director of Convention Services
Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau


2018 BIENNIAL COMPETITIONS UPDATE

2018 Biennial Art Competition

2018 Biennial Music Competition


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The 2016 NLAPW Board of Directors standing on the beautiful staircase at The Pen Arts Building in Washington, D.C.

2016 NLAPW Board of Directors standing on the beautiful staircase at The Pen Arts Building and Art Museum in Washington, D.C.

Welcome to the home of the National League of American Pen Women, Inc. (NLAPW), an organization of professional women artists, composers, and writers, founded in 1897, dedicated to our mission as a 501(c)3 organization to serve our communities through the arts.

The Mission of the National League of American Pen Women is to support and promote creative excellence and professional standards among women in the arts.*

*Passed by the NLAPW National Board of Directors, October, 2014.

 


Who are we?

Through the historic Pen Arts Building and Art Museum in the heart of Washington D.C., we enhance experiences for our members, diverse communities, and youth with educational events, outreach programs, and concerts sponsored by the NLAPW.

We have branches in states throughout our nation; in large cities, in rural areas, in towns, on all the coasts and in Hawaii. Branches offer seminars, workshops, art exhibits, readings, concerts, and outreach programs. Find a branch in your area.

Want to know more?

Explore our website to learn our history, events, contest news, art and poetry.