Our museums and the National Zoo are open today and tomorrow. We are awaiting guidance on our operating status for Monday.
National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Point of View Gallery, Sublevel 1 Floor Plan
A 48-page book created by Ghanaian artist Atta Kwami (b. 1956) explores artwork by his mother Grace Salome Kwami. A work of art in itself, the book opens like the legs of a spider (ananse). In Ghanaian culture, the character Anansi is the custodian of wisdom and a symbol of ingenuity.