National Museum of African Art @ 950 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
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Create a unique piece of jewelry!
Throughout Africa, people have long utilized colorful, distinct beads to adorn their bodies and to express identity and status. Create your own version of the paper beads crafted in many African villages. Then, string them together to create a unique piece of jewelry!
This workshop is presented as part of the museum s series of Workshop Wednesdays. Every first Wednesday of the month, stop by the museum for drop-in classes from trained teachers. Stay for as little or as long as you like to complete your masterpiece. All skill levels and ages welcome; participants under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required, but please remember that these events are first-come, first-served. Visit here for a full list of upcoming workshops.
Free and open to the public.
Amulet, Early 20th century
Bequest of Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss
From the museum's permanent collection
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