Crowning Achievements: African Arts of Dressing the Head

May 8, 1996 – August 18, 1996

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

Sublevel 2 Floor Plan

180 hats, headdresses, and hairstyles illustrate how African headwear is used to construct identities.

This exhibition was organized by the Fowler Museum of Cultural History, University of California, Los Angeles.


Slide presentation (runs continuously)