Sunday, June 3, 2012

PAST: Final Day of the The National Museum of the American Indian Bak'tun 13 Festival Celebrating Guatemalan Culture and the Legacy of the Mayan people! SAT, Dec 15th & SUN, Dec 16th from 10:00am - 5:00pm, Free

Celebrate Guatemalan culture and the legacy of the Mayan people this weekend!
Bak'tun 13 Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian
Saturday, December 15th & Sunday, December 16th
10:00am - 5:00pm
See full weekend schedule!

NMAI "presents “ Bak'tun 13: A Guatemalan Celebration of Time,” a three-day festival celebrating Guatemalan history and culture, as well as the legacy of the Mayan people. The festival features dance performances, lectures, hands-on workshops and a special Guatemalan-themed menu in the museum’s award-winning Mitsitam Cafe. Together with scholars, performers and Mayan culture-bearers, the museum offers a Native perspective on the Mayan calendar to dispel doomsday myths."

National Museum of the American Indian
on The National Mall not far from The Capitol
between 3rd & 4th St, SW off of Independence Ave
Metro: L'Enfant Plaza, Maryland Ave exit, or take the 32, 34 or 36 line bus right there

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