The Office of External Affairs at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art is the official liaison for the news media. The office coordinates media coverage of exhibitions, events at the Museum, story ideas, film footage and still photographs courtesy of the Elisofon photographic archives. All requests for film at the museum are facilitated by the office of External Affairs. Images are for use by the press and media only.
Current Press Releases
September 26, 2022
National Museum of African Art celebrates Nigerian Culture and Creativity with +234 Connect Festival
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art will host +234 Connect, a unique five-day cinematic and exhibition experience celebrating the art, people and cinema of Nigeria, Wednesday, Sept. 28 through […]
September 8, 2022
Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art Takes Its NMAFA+ Series to Johannesburg
10-Day Art Experience Will Focus on Reckoning with Our Racial Past through Art In the lead up to the 10th Basha Uhuru Festival, the National Museum of African Art will […]
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