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National Museum of African Art, Washington DC

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.

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.


Hours

Sun

10:00

17:30

Mon

10:00

17:30

Tue

10:00

17:30

Wed

10:00

17:30

Thu

10:00

17:30

Fri

10:00

17:30

Sat

10:00

17:30

About National Museum of African Art

 950 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC, United States

 +1 202 633-460

 nmafa.si.edu

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