Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art
Saturday, Aug. 18
from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW|Washington DC 20013


Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art 
Opens Its Doors for Community Day Aug. 18

Museum Celebrates Swahili Arts and Culture 

The National Museum of African Art’s annual Community Day is Saturday, Aug. 18, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.This year’s theme is “Swahili Arts and Culture” in celebration of theWorld on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean” exhibition open at the museum through Sept. 3. The event is free.

Each August, the museum opens its doors so visitors of all ages may experience special performances and events intended to inspire them to learn more about the peoples and cultures of Africa and its diaspora through fashion, crafts, song, dance, comedy, art, exhibition tours and more.
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