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October 2018

2018 African Art Awards Dinner

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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On October 26, 2018, join the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art for the premiere event celebrating the dynamic diverse arts of Africa at the third annual African Art Awards Dinner. For the past two years, the museum has honored the brightest lights in the arts and arts philanthropy at a black-tie dinner held right on the iconic National Mall. This year, we are proud to announce that we will present awards to the incredible artists Edson Chagas and Wangechi…

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Africa’s Contemporary Art for the Future

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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October 27th, 2018 2 - 4 pm National Museum of African Art Free and open to the public. First come, first seated.

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Curatorial First Look tour of Good as Gold with Amanda Maples

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Fabrice Monteirob. 1972Namur, Belgium, works in Dakar, SenegalUntitled #1Signares de GoréeSaint-Louis, Senegal, 2011Exhibition print, courtesy the artist and Mariane Ibrahim Gallery, SeattleOctober 28th, 2018 2 - 4 pm National Museum of African Art Join guest curator Amanda Maples for a First Look tour of Good as Gold: Fashioning Senegalese Women. This is the first major exhibition of Senegalese gold jewelry to date that focuses on the history of Senegal’s gold, from past to present, and the beauty and complexity of…

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November 2018

Wednesday Workshops
Pendants that Please

November 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Photo creditViola Capital JeffersonNovember 7, 2018 1:30–3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Throughout Africa, pendants of varying intricacy, material, symbolism, and meaning reflect individual cultures and regions. Pendants and charms indicate one’s status, bring good fortune, or protect their owners. Learn more about pendants and create your own to ensure well-being. Free and open to the public.

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