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  1. Studio Africa

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    Since 2007, the Studio Africa Project has served DC Public Schools in connecting its students to African Art and Culture. Studio Africa is a yearlong program aimed to provide educational, cultural…

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    • African Art Drum Circle at SI Folklife Festival

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      The National Museum of African Art participated for a full day on June 25th with our own tent that created a significant presence on the mall that day. The museum’s many departments joined…

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      • Inauguration music, dancing and fun at the National Museum of African Art

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        In celebration of the 2009 Presidential Inauguration and Dr. Martin Luther King’s Jr. Birthday The National Museum of African Art presented: Kenyan spoken word and hip hop artist Anna Mwalahgo…

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        • X Radiography - Learning about an object

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          Art and artifacts from Africa are sometimes comprised of materials of unknown origin, as was the case with the National Museum of African Art’s nkisi mbumba—medicine skull—a Kongo…

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          • The National Museum of African Art - A visual timeline

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            As the museum celebrates 30 years as a member of the Smithsonian Institution we offer this glimpse into the history of an art museum.

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            • "African Vision: The Walt Disney-Tishman collection" at the National Museum of African Art

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              Donated to the museum in 2005, the Walt Disney-Tishman collection is known for its unique and rare works of traditional African art from throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The collection has been instrumental…

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              • Wearable art at African Art

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                International Fashion Show of Wearable Art This was a night of art and fashion coming together through the designs created by students from St. Timothy’s School. Using their own unique styles,…

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                • Tony M. Small

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                  Award winning composer, playwright and pianist Tony M. Small will perform original works from his Tales and Traditions series including "The Waltz of the Butterflies" (1st movement), It…

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                  • Tony M. Small

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                    Award winning composer, playwright and pianist Tony M. Small performed original works from his Tales and Traditions series including "The Waltz of the Butterflies" (1st movement), It Takes…

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                    • Dialogues with Karen Milbourne

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                      On Friday, February 6, Curator Karen Milbourne sat with artists António Ole and Aimé Mpane and had a one-to-one dialogue with them. This is the entire conversation. Running time: 1 hour

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                      • Dialogues with Time

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                        This is a time lapse video made over six different days showing the installation process for the exhibition "Dialogues with Artists: António Ole and Aimé Mpane" that opened…

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                        • Kankouran West African Dance Company

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                          On July 11, 2007, in front of a lively audience at the National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C., Kankouran West African Dance Company delivered an exciting and engaging performance.

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