Beaded Splendor

June 1, 1994 – October 10, 1994

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

Point of View Gallery, Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

This exhibition illustrates the colorful tradition of beadworking in dress and regalia, as a way for Africans to express individual status and group identity. Objects incorporate beads of stone, clay, glass, and other materials.

21-page Family Activity Guide