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Official Guide to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
This fully illustrated guide to the Smithsonian’s newest museum takes visitors on a journey through the richness and diversity of African American culture and the history of a people whose struggles, aspirations, and achievements have shaped the nation. The Official Guide to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture provides a comprehensive tour of the museum, including its magnificent building and grounds and eleven permanent exhibition galleries dedicated to themes of history, community, and culture. Highlights from the museum’s collection of artifacts and works of art are presented in full-color photographs, accompanied by evocative stories and voices that illuminate the American experience through the African American lens. 160 pages, 200 illustrations.
This book, representing the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History & Culture, uses artifacts of African American history and culture as a lens into what it means to be an American.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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