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950 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20560 United States
202.633.4600africa.si.edu
National Museum of African Art

National Museum of African Art

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April 2015

Sailors and Daughters: Early Photography and the Indian Ocean

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sailors and Daughters: Early Photography and the Indian Ocean April 18, 2015 12–3 p.m. Lecture Hall, sublevel 2 12 p.m. Erin Haney, Ph.D. Presentation of the online exhibition Sailors and Daughters: Early Photography and the Indian Ocean 12:45 p.m. Q&A and reception 1:45 p.m. Screening of African Lens: Priya Ramrakha

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Printmaking Workshop with Tunde Odunlade

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Printmaking Workshop with Tunde Odunlade April 11, April 18 1–3 p.m. RSVP, 202.633.4646 Workshop, sublevel 2 Join internationally known Nigerian artist Tunde Odunlade in a printmaking workshop inspired by the museum’s exhibitions and collections. Odunlade practices fiber, textile, and graphic arts and is a master printmaker and batik artist. Come create a unique print using the decorative arts and symbols found in the Yoruba traditions of Nigeria. Free and open to the public

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Docent-led tour

April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

April 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor. Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

April 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

April 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

April 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor. Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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May 2015

Docent-led tour

May 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Performance Art Piece by Holly Bass

May 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Performance Art Piece by Holly Bass May 2nd; 2pm-3:30pm NMAFA Just as Dante was guided in his epic poem, 12 performers guide the audience through The Divine Comedy exhibition in this new work by Holly Bass. Navigating the galleries like a flock of birds, the ensemble gathers and separates, ascending from hell through purgatory to paradise with the audience. At various intervals, the guides sing, recite text, dance, and engage visitors in conversations about life, death, and liberation. Drawing from…

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Docent-led tour

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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June 2015

Docent-led tour

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor. Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Docent-led tour

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Docent-led, walk-in tours are available throughout the week. All tours are subject to docent availability, and last-minute cancellations may occur. Tours meet at the Information Desk in the Pavilion on the ground floor.  Additional tours may be offered. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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