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National Museum of African Art

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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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July 2015

Docent-led tour

July 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

July 6 @ 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

July 7 @ 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

July 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

July 9 @ 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

July 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

July 11 @ 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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Interactive West African Drumming Circles with Farafina Kan

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Interactive West African Drumming Circles with Farafina Kan July 14 & 16 1–2:30 p.m. Mezzanine and Enid A. Haupt Garden Join the museum this summer for an interactive drumming circle! Lead by West African drum and dance ensemble Farafina Kan, these always-popular events invite visitors to join in and play Djembé drums while dance is taught to and performed by the audience. Icees will be served outside.

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Docent-led tour

July 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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Author Talk with the Honorable Louis W. Sullivan

July 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Docent-led tour

July 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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Majmar Painting Workshop

July 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Docent-led tour

July 16 @ 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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Interactive West African Drumming Circles with Farafina Kan

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Interactive West African Drumming Circles with Farafina Kan July 14 & 16 1–2:30 p.m. Mezzanine and Enid A. Haupt Garden Join the museum this summer for an interactive drumming circle! Lead by West African drum and dance ensemble Farafina Kan, these always-popular events invite visitors to join in and play Djembé drums while dance is taught to and performed by the audience. Icees will be served outside.

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Docent-led tour

July 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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Burning Desire To Be Touched by Mwangi Hutter

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Burning Desire To Be Touched by Mwangi Hutter July 18, 2015 2 p.m. Join us for the debut of Burning Desire To Be Touched, a work commissioned by the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. This performance art piece by Mwangi Hutter, an artist collective featured in the exhibition The Divine Comedy, examines our profound desire for harmonious relationships. Watch as two partners reach out, touch, and seek a force strong enough to overcome the challenges of life. Presented in…

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Docent-led tour

July 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

July 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

July 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

July 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

July 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

July 23 @ 10:30 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

July 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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Artist Talk with Chief Harrison Ehanire

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Bronze Casting Demonstration

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Docent-led tour

July 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

July 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

July 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

July 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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Docent-led tour

July 31 @ 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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August 2015

Docent-led tour

August 2 @ 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

August 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

August 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

August 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

August 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

August 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

August 9 @ 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

August 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

August 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

August 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

August 16 @ 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

August 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

August 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

August 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

August 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

August 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

August 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

August 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

August 28 @ 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

August 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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Docent-led tour

August 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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September 2015

Docent-led tour

September 2 @ 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

September 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

September 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

September 9 @ 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

September 11 @ 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

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 18 @ 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

September 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

September 22 @ 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

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 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

September 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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