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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
July 18, 1999 – December 26, 1999
African Art Museum
950 Independence Ave., SW
Location: Point of View Gallery, Sublevel 1
Drawing from its collection, the museum pays tribute to the artists who make African headwear and the status and prestige given to those who wear these creations.