Amazing art displays. Lots of room for expansion of more exhibits. Has a lovely gift shop with one of a kind items made from African motifs. Books and other souvenirs are also available. The tribal dress and masks were of particular beauty and intrigue. There are carvings and sculptures made of wood and stone. I think I liked these and... 更多
It is a good museum to visit. This is definitely a must see whenever you visit DC.The exhibits are beautiful.The varied objects include masks, dress, and art work.
The varied and eclectic objects include masks, dress, and art work. We were particularly intrigued by the many human figures that come from the African continent, and the decorations that are especially designed to be worn. Signage is good, and mentions the instances when art was appropriated without consent, too often called collecting. The sensitivity of today's art museums is... 更多
I thought I would spend about an hour in this museum. . .Boy was I wrong!! I spent 3 to 4 hours. . .Lost total track of time!! The exhibits are beautiful!! I want to go back again.
Since getting into the African American Museum is impossible at the moment without advance tickets (they're sold out until April 2017), we chose to go to the African Art museum instead. It's just the right size and we spent three hours there. The displays are well described and well lit and the museum isn't crowded at all.
You should get tickets in advance or be there by 9.30 and see if they have available time slots left. Very crowded but manageable except the lower floor . That is limited entry, and one often has to stand in line for 30 minutes or more. Afternoons have shorter lines.So if one visits all the the floors, eat lunch, then... 更多
I visited the nation's capital to visit the new Smithsonian NMAAHC and for my free day, I went on a self guided tour exploring Black History in DC. I used the DC Trails Hop On, Hop Off Tour and went to the National Air and Space Museum, then walked down to the National Museum of African Art. It was small,... 更多
Concierge at the Mandarin Oriental gave us 2 tickets to go to the museum. It was during the 1st week it was open so we were luckey to score tickets. Amazing a must see!