National Museum of African Art (Smithsonian)

The mission of National Museum of African Art is To inspire conversations about the beauty, power, and diversity of African arts and cultures worldwide. The primary mission of the Education Department of the National Museum of African Art is to strengthen global arts and humanities appreciation by helping to increase understanding of our world’s cultural and artistic traditions through the lens of African and its diasporas.

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Tours of African Art
Presented by: National Museum of African Art 

Come check out Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange Across Medieval Saharan Africa. It's your chance to see truly amazing art work from Nigerian, Moroccan, and Malian museums, and to learn about how Africans shaped cultures and economies in Europe and Asia 1200 years ago! Guides will work collaboratively with the teacher to develop a tour that meets any particular curricular needs. (If the teachers have few requests, we can simply offer a grade-appropriate tour.) 
Content Area: Social Studies/ History/ Geography
Medium: Artifact/ Object Exploration
Grades: K-12th
Location: Virtual
Dates: TBD
Times: Anytime between 10:00 - 3:00 
Duration: 1 hour
Ticket Capacity: 70 students per experience


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The DC Collaborative is a FY19 Service Organization grant recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

The DC Collaborative is proud to receive a grant for its Collective Impact work supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.