GW Culture Buffs at the National Museum of African Art

Date:   Saturday, April 27
Time:    11:30 am – 2:00 pm EST
Location: National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20560

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Venture underground and discover the treasured art of Africa at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art. Join your fellow alumni for a brunch reception and panel discussion on the topic “Black Women in Leadership,” which will feature GW Black alumni. Following the brunch, enjoy a self-guided tour of the National Museum of African Art, including the new museum-wide exhibit, Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa. Speakers for the lecture and panel discussion are:

  • Anntoinette "Toni" White-Richardson CCAS BA ‘80
    Native Washingtonian; Education Specialist and Union President for the D.C. Public Library 
  • Deborah Tillman, GSEHD MA ’02
    Child specialist (CEO of the Happy Home Child Learning Centers), TV host, teacher, author, and Lifetime TV's first true U.S. homegrown Supernanny 

  • Dr. Adele Alexander, Adjunct Professor of History, GW
    Areas of expertise include the black Atlantic world, African American history, family history, gender issues, military and social history

The cost to attend is $15 and includes a brunch reception, panel discussion and self-guided tour of the National Museum of African Art.

Sponsored by the Black Alumni Association and the Columbian College of Arts & Sciences.

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