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September 2014

Gallery Tours for “Chief S.O. Alonge: Photographer to the Royal Court of Benin, Nigeria”

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Museum of African Art,
950 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560 United States
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On Saturday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. in the museum’s mezzanine-level gallery, co-curators Amy Staples and Bryna Freyer will lead a tour to explore Chief S.O. Alonge’s historic photographs and works of art from the Benin Kingdom, Nigeria, including bronze plaques in the museum’s permanent collection. The event is free and opens to the public, but space is limited.

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Invasion 1987

September 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Freer Gallery of Art, Meyer Auditorium,
1050 Independence Ave SW, Washington, 20560
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August 2014

Sierra Leone Day, August 17

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
National Museum of African Art,
950 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Celebrate the history and culture of Sierra Leone 1-5:30 p.m. at the National Museum of African Art

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NMAfA’s Seventh Annual Community Day, Aug. 9

August 9
National Museum of African Art,
950 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560 United States
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The National Museum of African Art’s annual Community Day is Saturday, Aug. 9, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year the museum celebrates its 50th anniversary and the “Connecting the Gems of the Indian Ocean: From Oman to East Africa Project.” Each summer, the museum opens its doors so visitors of all ages may experience special performances and events intended to inspire them to learn more about the people and cultures of Africa and its diaspora through music, dance,…

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Create with Weaving Workshop

August 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Museum of African Art,
950 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Location: Pavilion, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art Time: 1-3 p.m.

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Swahili Teen Music, Dance, and Language Camp

August 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
National Museum of African Art,
950 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Location: Lecture Hall, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art Time: 1-:30 p.m.- 12:30 p.m.

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July 2014

Swahili Teen Music, Dance, and Language Camp

July 31 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
National Museum of African Art,
950 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Location: Lecture Hall, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art Time: 1-:30 p.m.- 12:30 p.m.

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Sand Art Workshop inspired by Sand Art from Senegal

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Museum of African Art,
950 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Location: Lecture Hall, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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Swahili Teen Music, Dance, and Language Camp

July 30 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
National Museum of African Art,
950 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Location: Lecture Hall, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art Time: 1-:30 p.m.- 12:30 p.m.

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Swahili Teen Music, Dance, and Language Camp

July 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
National Museum of African Art,
950 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Location: Lecture Hall, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art Time: 1-:30 p.m.- 12:30 p.m.

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