10/15/2010 04:59 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Smithsonian African Art Museum Holds Fundraiser in Santa Monica

What's a Washington, D.C., museum devoted to the art of Africa doing holding a fundraiser in Santa Monica?

As its name suggests, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art does have one of the more ambitious geographical agendas an art museum could attempt: serving a nation while collecting and exhibiting the art of a continent.

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