A much smaller museum of art than the massive NGA and Hirshhorn museums, but it is excellently exhibited, and extremely family-friendly, with daily events and programs for kids. The exhibits subvert the name of the museum, showing that creative arts from the African continent, traditional and contemporary, are too diverse to fit neatly under under the title of 'African Art.' The museum hosts frequent performances of storytellers, musicians, films, etc.
950 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC, United States
Nearest Transit: Smithsonian (Blue Line, Orange Line & Silver Line)
+1 202 633-460
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