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National Museum of African Art

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950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
202.633.4600 africa.si.edu
National Museum of African Art
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August 2017

Docent-led Highlights Tour

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

August 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

August 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

August 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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September 2017

Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 6 @ 10:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Workshop Wednesday

Workshop Wednesdays
Bead Making

September 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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September 20 1:30–3:30 p.m. Throughout Africa, people have long utilized colorful, distinct beads to adorn their bodies and to express identity and status. Create your own version of the paper beads crafted in many African villages. Then, string them together to create a unique piece of jewelry! This workshop is presented as part of the museum’s series of Workshop Wednesdays. Every first Wednesday of the month, stop by the museum for drop-in classes from trained teachers. Stay for as little…

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African Diaspora Heritage Talk Series
Preserving Cultural Heritage through the Arts

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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September 6, 2017 6–8:30 p.m. Register via Eventbrite Celebrate African Heritage Month with the National Museum of African Art and members of the local and global African diaspora community! Docent-led highlights tours will kick off the evening, followed by a community discussion featuring artists and cultural entrepreneurs. Join the conversation as we discuss the preservation and retention of cultural heritage through arts and crafts, technology, language, visual arts, and creative economies. How can the diaspora community engage with traditional and…

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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 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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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 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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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 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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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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 Diaspora Heritage Talk Series
Screening and Discussion of Homecoming

September 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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September 15, 2017 6:30–8:30 p.m. Register via Eventbrite Photograph by Tomas KaneneCelebration the Ethiopian New Year with an intergenerational discussion on heritage and cultural identify! Join the National Museum of African Art and members of the local and global Ethiopian diaspora for a screening of Homecoming, a documentary following young adults Hanah and Natty as they travel from Toronto to their ancestral homeland of Ethiopia for the very first time. The evening will begin with a docent-led tour of the…

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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Workshop Wednesdays
The Big Draw

September 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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1:30-3:30 p.m. Space is limited; register by calling 202.633.4632 Join us at the National Museum of African Art to beat the heat and engage with art! Receive a brief introduction on African art and drawing fundamentals from the museum’s curator of education Deborah Stokes. Then, be guided through our African Mosaic exhibition to get inspired by original works of art and sketch your own masterpiece. Meet at the museum’s information desk at 1:30 p.m. to get started. All materials will…

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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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Docent-led Highlights Tour

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Docent-led highlights tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. Highlights tours yield lively exchanges about African art, history, and culture. 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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