While governmental maneuverings may be the mechanism driving Washington D.C. forward, the less-political visitor will find here expansive parks, a plethora of cultural sights and as assortment of landmark structures.
The National Museum of African Art is an extensive collection of traditional and contemporary art that displays a great range of African art. The remarkable situation presented to the visitor here is that of the naturalistic and tribal juxtaposed and fused with the urban and modern.
The collection at the museum ranges from ceramics, textiles, furniture, tools, masks, figures, and musical instruments. Painting, printmaking, sculpture and other media are also well represented at the museum through the work of many living artists whose works are innovatively engaged in the transformation of tradition, culture, and modern thought.
Hours + Fees
10 am - 5:30 pm daily except December 25
Metro Stop: Smithsonian Station on the Blue and Orange lines
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