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Strike a Bell

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

April 19, 2019
12–1:30 p.m.

Iron Bell from Ghana
Photography by J. David Buerk
With gankoguis (African bells), mbiras (thumb pianos), and a variety of drums, Kwame Ansah-Brew explores African percussions and rhythms by engaging visitors through call-and-response. The improvised interactive music circle encourages group expression and facilitates activities such as team building, wellness, education, and person growth. Come join African Art for an afternoon of musical expression and fun for the entire family!

Presented as part of the exhibition Striking Iron: The Art of African Blacksmiths and the 2019 Smithsonian Year of Music
Free and open to the public.

Details

Date:
April 19
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Organizer

National Museum of African Art
Phone:
202-633-4600
Website:
http://africa.si.edu

Venue

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