National Museum of African Art
June 25, July 2, 9, and 16.
Kemetic Yoga is a type of yoga that is very healing and regenerative. It is fundamentally based on the science of ancient Egypt and inspired by ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. Its main focus on self-discovery includes movements that are geometrically progressive and breathing techniques that specifically focus on healing and self-care.
Join us at 8:30 am for Kemetic Yoga and meditation. All participants must bring their own yoga mat, bottled water and towel. (No mats or towels will be provided) Please plan to arrive at 8:30 am. The workshop will start promptly at 9:00 am.
Please note that all participants must register for this workshop.
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Like to draw? Have some free time on Thursdays? Drop in and explore the galleries. Sketch pads, pencils, museum maps, and chairs are avallable in the Pavilion
If you bring your own art supplies, please note
- only dry, nonchalky-media pencil. wax cravon. and conte crayon are permitted
- liquid materials (paint, ink, markers), pens (fountain, felt-tipped, ballpoint), and pastels are prohibited
Open to all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult
Due to unexpected road closures connected to a separate festival, the Sounds of Africa concert has been rescheduled for July 16. Thank you for your continued support and understanding. And we look forward to hosting an amazing concert for you all next month.
Sounds of Africa
July 16, 2022
6:30 -10 pm
Enid A. Haupt Garden
To register, click here.
Come enjoy the lively beats of the African diaspora and dance the night away! Eme & Heteru, featuring Chelsey Green, kick off the summer concert series with songs of liberation to commemorate the Juneteenth holiday.
Sounds of Africa is an ongoing concert series celebrating the music of the African diaspora.
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The National Museum of African Art (NMAFA) is transforming to become a 21st Global African Art Museum.
Tuesday July 12, 2022, 10:00 AM- 12:00PM EDT
Online event, register here.
About this event
As part of this new mission, and our vision to contribute to a more regenerative art ecosystem, we are seeking to strengthen our relationships, connections and value with artists in the DMV. To this end, we would like to invite you to participate in a 2-hour in-person meeting on July 12th, 2022 at 10 am EST.
During the meeting a tour of the museum and new community spaces will be provided, followed by a presentation from the museum on some new initiatives we are launching for local artists and discussion.