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February 2018

Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa’s Arts

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Tour the National Museum of African Art’s permanent collection.  Featuring over 300 works of art, Visionary is the museum’s first exhibition to offer broad thematic connections between works from across the spectrum of times, places, and media represented in the museum’s holdings.  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. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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Masterclass Printing Workshop with Master Artist Tunde Odunlade

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, 4318 Gallatin Street
Hyattsville, MD 20781 United States

Photograph by Amy StaplesFebruary 10, 2018 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Hosted offsite at the Pyramid Atlantic Art Center Space is limited and registration is required for this program; please register via Eventbrite For audiences 16+ Dive deep into the wonderful world of printmaking, and try it for yourself under the guidance of an internationally recognized artist! Taught by Nigerian artist Tunde Odunlade, this full-day workshop will begin with a demonstration from Odunlade of the limited edition variable (LEV) linocut printmaking process.…

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An Evening with Black Panther Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter

February 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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February 10, 2018 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Registration required.

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African Art’s Highlights Tour

February 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. Visitors will roam the galleries with a knowledgeable docent that is ready to discuss or answer questions about current exhibitions.  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. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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I AM Africa

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Visitors are invited to take a journey through the galleries while considering what a work of art can tell us about a person or community in Africa. You will be introduced to a range of people—from youth to elders, hunters to farmers, judges to kings.  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. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability…

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African Art’s Highlights Tour

February 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. Visitors will roam the galleries with a knowledgeable docent that is ready to discuss or answer questions about current exhibitions.  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. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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I AM Africa

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Visitors are invited to take a journey through the galleries while considering what a work of art can tell us about a person or community in Africa. You will be introduced to a range of people—from youth to elders, hunters to farmers, judges to kings.  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. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability…

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Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa’s Arts

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Tour the National Museum of African Art’s permanent collection.  Featuring over 300 works of art, Visionary is the museum’s first exhibition to offer broad thematic connections between works from across the spectrum of times, places, and media represented in the museum’s holdings.  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. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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African Art’s Highlights Tour

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. Visitors will roam the galleries with a knowledgeable docent that is ready to discuss or answer questions about current exhibitions.  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. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability of additional tours.

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I AM Africa

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Visitors are invited to take a journey through the galleries while considering what a work of art can tell us about a person or community in Africa. You will be introduced to a range of people—from youth to elders, hunters to farmers, judges to kings.  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. Please ask the volunteer at the Information Desk about availability…

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