Excitement is growing for the Museum of African American Art (MAAA) Essential Senegal Cultural Trip to Dakar, Senegal, May 16-25, 2020! This trip will provide a unique cultural experience and support MAAA. A highlight of the trip is a visit to the newly opened Museum of Black Civilization in Dakar. Dedicated December 2018, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegal’s ﬁrst President, envisioned a museum that would represent the histories and contemporary cultures of Black people everywhere.
Essential Senegal, an 8-day 7-night travel opportunity, is conveniently priced at $3700 per person for double occupancy. This all-inclusive pricing provides roundtrip air and transportation, meals, comfortable, moderately priced accommodations, 24-hour tour guides, all activities and entrance fees and a bonus of expedited passport service for new applicants and renewals.
Essential Senegal combines the best of Senegal’s tourism offerings and is perfect for ﬁrst-time Senegal visitors who want to have a taste of everything the Country has to offer. Travelers will stand at the “door of no return” in Goree Island’s House of Slaves, take a boat on the Sine Saloum Delta visiting the shell islands, experience the wonder of African animals on a guided jeep safari at Bandia Animal Reserve plus many more exciting and memorable cultural experiences.
Visit the Museum’s websites, https://www.maaala.org for full-details on deposits and payment schedule. Join the MAAA and reserve your space for this once in a lifetime cultural experience and support the Museum.
The Museum of African American Art was Founded in 1976 by noted artist and Art Historian Dr. Samella Lewis and a group of academic, artistic, business and community leaders whose goal was to increase public awareness of African American art. The Museum operates based on individual and corporate donations, gift shop proceeds, event rentals, an enthusiastic community of members and the generous support of Macy’s/ Baldwin Hills Crenshaw which donates space on the 3rdfloor located at 4005 Crenshaw Boulevard. The MAAA is a 501©(3) Nonprofit organization open Thursday through Sunday from 12noon to 5:00pm.