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The NMAFA Education Department brings to life the art and cultures of Africa through performing arts. Since the summer of 2007 performing arts programs have increased and have featured local and African artists of dance, music, and spoken word. Please enjoy some of the performance highlights through these photos and video.


Watch a video of Anna Mwalahgo and her band Afro-Floetry performing two songs during Inauguration week 2010 at the National Museum of African Art.

Watch the International Fashion Show of Wearable Art which was held April 18, 2008 in the museum

Watch Kankouran West African Dance Company performing in the museum.

Watch a video of Ayo Ngozi performing "from nothing" at the National Museum of African Art.

Watch three videos from the piece 70. They are from a multimedia performance by Ayo Ngozi at National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, on November 8, 2008. The performance is a celebration of the life of Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Watch two separate performances from Tony M. Small's "It takes a Village."



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