For a smithsonian it has a very poor collection. It's not just the collection that's poor either the signage is bad, the design of the building is bad, the map is bad. Clearly this area needs some new leadership.
I had some time to kill in DC after attending a conference, so decided to pop in this smaller Smithsonian museum. The museum was cool, quiet, and relatively empty (in terms of visitors). I spent just under two hours here and really enjoyed my time....更多
This unique museum provided insight on African Art and Culture. Items of woodwork and carvings, glass beads woven into colorful patterns, all with special meaning. Displays were representing, healing arts, water, senses in time, truly fabulous experience.
If you haven't gone, plan to go. On the release date for tickets I was glued to the website and got my tickets for one day. Oops...so much to see, read, process you need more than one day. Love the structure, inside and out, of...更多