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Healing Arts
October 3, 2016 – Indefinitely

Select pieces from the museum’s permanent collection reveal the skill and range of African artists who create art empowered to counter physical, social, and spiritual problems.

African Art Museum
Currents: Water in African Art
July 2016 – Indefintely

Diverse and wide-ranging in material, time period, style, and intended use, the objects in Currents span the continent of Africa to explore the importance of water for both practical and artistic purposes.

African Art Museum
African Mosaic: 50th Anniversary room
July 16, 2014 – Indefinitely

Originally housed in a Capitol Hill town house once owned by Frederick Douglass, the museum became part of the Smithsonian Institution in 1979 by an act of Congress and was renamed the National Museum of African Art.

African Art Museum
African Mosaic: Selections from the Permanent Collection
November 19, 2010 – Indefinitely

This exhibition showcases museum purchases and gifts and provides a glimpse into the collecting opportunities and decisions that exist for art museums.

African Art Museum
The Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Collection Highlights
May 18, 2009 – Indefinitely

On view are objects from this comprehensive 525-piece collection of African art representing 20 African countries and 75 peoples and covers 5 centuries of African art.

African Art Museum

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