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The following museums are closed Saturday, July 23, due to a power outage: National Museum of the American Indian, Hirshhorn Museum, National Museum of African Art, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and the Ripley Center.Skip navigation
May 26, 2006 – November 26, 2006
African Art Museum
950 Independence Ave., SW
Location: North Galleries, Sublevel 1
Approximately 135 works of art represent the rich diversity of Akan gold work and royal regalia from Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire in West Africa (primarily from the region formerly known as the Gold Coast). Objects include cast-gold or gold-leaf jewelry, linguist staffs, swords, figurative sculpture, and other regalia.