Tours in French at the National Museum of African Art – Thursday 03.21.2019

Tours in French at the National Museum of African Art – Thursday 03.21.2019

The Alliance Française is pleased to work with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art (NMAfA) to organize these guided tours in French as part of the month-long DC Francophonie Festival (

The tours will include Highlights of the museum’s current exhibitions with special attention to objects from Francophone countries. Participants in the tour are assured a diverse group of works and historical time periods!

These tours are free but registration is mandatory. Tours will take place throughout the Festival: 

  • Sunday, March 3rd: 1:00PM – 2:30PM

  • Thursday, March 7th:  12:00PM – 1:30PM

  • Sunday, March 10th: 1:00PM – 2:30PM

  • Thursday, March 14th, 12:00PM – 1:30PM

  • Sunday, March 17th: 1:00PM – 2:30PM

  • Thursday, March 21st: 12:00PM – 1:30PM

  • Sunday, March 24th: 1:00PM – 2:30PM

  • Thursday, March 28th: 12:00PM – 1:30PM

Museum hours may be affected by government funding or weather delays. Please check before your departure.

Your guide will meet you at the Reception Desk on the Ground Level.

The National Museum of African Art is located at:

950 Independence Ave., SW (Metro: Smithsonian, exit: Independence Avenue)
For additional information:

Note: These tours are intended for individuals or families. Should your school or organization wish to schedule a group of 10 or more persons then please fill out the online form at Your request will be handled immediately. If you have questions, please email Ms. Palmyra Jackson, NMAfA Public Programming and Outreach Assistant at