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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
National Museum of African Art

February 2019

Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

February 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

February 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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 Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

February 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

February 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights

February 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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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Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Card Design with Adinkra Symbols

February 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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February 27 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Adinkra symbols, visual representations of concepts and proverbs developed by the Akan peoples of Ghana, were originally used on funerary cloths by royalty and wealthy individuals to pay tribute to the legacy of the deceased. Today, they are used extensively as decorative elements in textiles and design. Join graphic artist and designer Sharmila Karamchandani to learn about adinkra symbols before incorporating them…

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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

February 28 @ 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 Highlight 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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March 2019

Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 1 @ 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 Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 3 @ 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 Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 5 @ 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 Highlight 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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Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Elegant Amulets

March 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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March 6 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Throughout Africa, amulets, decorated pouches, and charms are worn to bring good fortune or protect their owners. Learn more about this ancient tradition and create your own to ensure well-being. This workshop is presented as part of the museum’s series of Workshop Wednesdays. Every first and third Wednesday of the month, stop by the museum for drop-in classes from trained teachers. Stay…

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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 8 @ 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 Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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 Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 12 @ 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 Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 15 @ 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 Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 19 @ 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 Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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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Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Lotions ’n Soaps with African Butters

March 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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March 20 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Create a unique, specially scented lotion or soap using pure African shea and cocoa butters along with other plants native to Africa as you learn about their beneficial nutrients. This workshop is presented as part of the museum’s series of Workshop Wednesdays. Every first and third Wednesday of the month, stop by the museum for drop-in classes from trained teachers. Stay for…

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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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 Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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 Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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.

Find out more »

Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 29 @ 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 Highlight 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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Docent tour: African Arts Highlights.

March 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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Go on an impromptu tour with one our docents. African Art’s Highlight 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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April 2019

Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Metal Maskettes

April 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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April 3 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served African maskettes—smaller yet similar to larger masks made in a specific region—often decorated household and utilitarian items such as vessels, doors, walls, house posts, shields, knives, drums, headrests, chairs, staffs, and jewelry. Participants select their favorite mask and create a maskette using thin metal, and repoussé and embossing techniques. This workshop is presented as part of the museum’s series of Workshop Wednesdays.…

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Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Egyptian Culinary Arts

April 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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April 17 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Egypt is not only famous for pyramids and ancient history but also for the amazing food influenced by the convergence of several civilizations in the region. Join gourmet chef Aida Mady as she shares her love and indigenous knowledge of Egypt’s culinary arts. Learn about the use and health benefits of traditional spices before making a special dessert. This workshop is presented…

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May 2019

Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Looking for Contours

May 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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May 1 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Look through a viewfinder to focus in on a particular part of an artwork on exhibit. The contour lines observed through the viewfinder will be recorded and used as inspiration for a painting. This workshop is presented as part of the museum’s series of Workshop Wednesdays. Every first and third Wednesday of the month, stop by the museum for drop-in classes from…

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Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Creating with African Textile

May 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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May 15 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Discover the incredible diversity and richness of Africa’s textiles and symbols. Then, select a symbol to create a pattern for your one-of-a-kind design. You can even add a favorite keepsake to our creation. This workshop is presented as part of the museum’s series of Workshop Wednesdays. Every first and third Wednesday of the month, stop by the museum for drop-in classes from…

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June 2019

Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – The Eyes Have It

June 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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June 5 
@ 1:30-3:30 p.m. 
Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult 
First come, first served Learn about the art of the kingdom of Benin and how its artists used a stylized African eye motif throughout their sculpture. Then, breakdown the shapes of this traditional design element to create your own contemporary abstract work of art. Emphasis will be placed on the elements of art—line, shape, color, and texture—and the principles of balance, rhythm, emphasis, and harmony. This…

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Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Card Design with Adinkra Symbols

June 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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June 19 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Adinkra symbols, visual representations of concepts and proverbs developed by the Akan peoples of Ghana, were originally used on funerary cloths by royalty and wealthy individuals to pay tribute to the legacy of the deceased. Today, they are used extensively as decorative elements in textiles and design. Join graphic artist and designer Sharmila Karamchandani to learn about adinkra symbols before incorporating them…

Find out more »

July 2019

Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Elegant Amulets

July 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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July 3 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Throughout Africa, amulets, decorated pouches, and charms are worn to bring good fortune or protect their owners. Learn more about this ancient tradition and create your own to ensure well-being. This workshop is presented as part of the museum’s series of Workshop Wednesdays. Every first and third Wednesday of the month, stop by the museum for drop-in classes from trained teachers. Stay…

Find out more »

Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Egyptian Culinary Arts

July 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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July 17 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Egypt is not only famous for pyramids and ancient history but also for the amazing food influenced by the convergence of several civilizations in the region. Join gourmet chef Aida Mady as she shares her love and indigenous knowledge of Egypt’s culinary arts. Learn about the use and health benefits of traditional spices before making a special dessert. This workshop is presented…

Find out more »

August 2019

Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Metal Maskettes

August 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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August 7 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served African maskettes—smaller yet similar to larger masks made in a specific region—often decorated household and utilitarian items such as vessels, doors, walls, house posts, shields, knives, drums, headrests, chairs, staffs, and jewelry. Participants select their favorite mask and create a maskette using thin metal, and repoussé and embossing techniques. This workshop is presented as part of the museum’s series of Workshop Wednesdays.…

Find out more »

Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Lotions ’n Soaps with African Butters

August 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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August 21 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Create a unique, specially scented lotion or soap using pure African shea and cocoa butters along with other plants native to Africa as you learn about their beneficial nutrients. This workshop is presented as part of the museum’s series of Workshop Wednesdays. Every first and third Wednesday of the month, stop by the museum for drop-in classes from trained teachers. Stay for…

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September 2019

Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Pendants that Please

September 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 are not only a way of “dressing up” and feeling elegant, but also indicate one’s status, bring good fortune, and protect their owners. Examine the complex designs of the various jewelry and metal objects on exhibit before creating a piece of your own. This…

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Workshop Wednesdays 2019 – Card Design with Adinkra Symbols

September 18 @ 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 18 @ 1:30-3:30 p.m. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult First come, first served Adinkra symbols, visual representations of concepts and proverbs developed by the Akan peoples of Ghana, were originally used on funerary cloths by royalty and wealthy individuals to pay tribute to the legacy of the deceased. Today, they are used extensively as decorative elements in textiles and design. Join graphic artist and designer Sharmila Karamchandani to learn about adinkra symbols before incorporating them…

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