Join us this Saturday at 2pm!
Our Africa in Reel Time: Community Voices series presents the screening of Dingomaro. In conjunction with @FreerSackler #BlackHistoryMonth bit.ly/2lnL80U

The screening is free and open to the public. First come, first seated.

Film Screening: Dingomaro

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As we celebrate Valentines Day today we are highlighting 14 African artworks we love from our permanent collection. #WeLoveAfricanArt #ValentinesDay ❤

Face mask, Lele peoples, Early to mid-20th century
Lele visual arts are rich in utilitarian objects such as boxes, pipes and cups. Ritual masks, however, are rare, and their functions are little known. This mask is one of the few that exists...
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As we celebrate Valentines Day today we are highlighting 14 African artworks we love from our permanent collection. Join the conversation and share your favorite @nmafa artworks using #WeLoveAfricanArt #Valentines ❤

Toussaint Louverture et la vieille esclave(Toussaint Louverture and the elderly
slave) Ousmane Sow, 1989

The sculpture Toussaint Louverture et la vieille esclave (Toussaint...
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Bowl with figures, Olowe of Ise ca. 1875-ca. 1938, Yoruba peoples, Early 20th century #WeLoveAfricanArt #ValentinesDay ❤
#Nigeria #wood #paint

Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
African art collector Paul Tishman was often asked why he decided to collect African art. He replied, "How does one fall in love?" ❤
As we celebrate Valentines Day today we are highlighting 14 African artworks we love from our permanent collection.
Join the conversation and share your favorite @nmafa artworks using #WeLoveAfricanArt #valentines

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Asafo Flag , Fante peoples,Ghana, Ca....
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Thursday, Feb 9/6pm: The Tonto to Tarzan symposium on #Stereotypes at the National Museum of American Indian will be LIVE streamed at [ Nmai.si.edu Link ] … Space is limited so please arrive early!
Join us for a lively discussion on #stereotypes at the National Museum of American Indian Thursday, February 9 at 6pm. First come, first seated! For further information go to: [ S.si.edu Link ]
Tarzan and Jane, Tonto and the Lone Ranger, Uncle Ben and Aunt Jemima. Join us on February. 9 at 6pm at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American Indian as we address #stereotypes in American culture as barriers toward a more perfect union. #NMAfA #NMAAHC #NMAI
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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Paid Summer Internship for Undergraduates at the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), the only US Museum dedicated exclusively to the exhibition and preservation of Africa’s traditional and contemporary arts, is pleased to announce a...
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Today we celebrate Bessie Coleman who defied stereotypes to become the first licensed female pilot of African-American & Native American descent. Join us Feb. 9/6pm @SmithsonianNMAI as we discuss #stereotypes in American popular culture [ S.si.edu Link ]

Google Doodle Celebrates Legacy of Aviator Bessie Coleman

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Three Museums Team up to Tackle #Stereotypes in American Culture.

Join us for a lively discussion on #stereotypes at the National Museum of American Indian Thursday, February 9 at 6pm. First come, first seated! For further information go to: [ S.si.edu Link ]
If you are in Washington DC this long weekend, stop by and experience the best of traditional and contemporary African art.

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Crest mask, Ca. 1950, Idoma peoples Nigeria
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
#tbt 2016
His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi alongside his Olori Yeyluwa Wuraola Ogunwusi with other members of the Yoruba Kingdom at the National Museum of African Art.
#Culture #Royalty #Yoruba #Tradition #AfricanArt
Dr. Martin Luther King and his wife Coretta Scott King at the independence day celebration in Accra Ghana, March 1957 at the invitation of Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah.

#MLKday2017 #Africa #Ghana

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