Nelson Mandela memorial at the National Cathedral
Photo gallery from the ceremony.
National Museum of African Art Receives $1.8 Million Gift for Collaborative Educational Initiative Gift from the Sultanate of Oman Is the Single Largest in Museum's History
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art today announced that the Sultanate of Oman will give $1.8 million to support a series of programs celebrating Omani and East African arts and culture. This is the largest donation to the museum to date. This partnership has been made possible by the Sultan of Qaboos Cultural Center in Washington, D.C.
National Museum of African Art Presents an archived stream of the discussion with
Grammy - Award Winning Artist Jill Scott
Johnnetta Betsch Cole, director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art was in conversation with Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, New York Times bestselling poet and critically acclaimed actress Jill Scott as part of Cole's Director's Discussion Series.