Event | Exhibits and Tours Tour: Exploring the Early Americas Exhibition
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When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
11:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Where: Thomas Jefferson Building - Northwest Gallery
10 1st Street SE, Washington, DC 20540
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This tour examines indigenous cultures, the drama of the encounters between Maya, Aztec, and Inca cultures and European explorers and settlers, and the changes caused by the meeting of the two worlds. It features selections from the Jay I. Kislak Collection as well as the Waldseemüller Maps, created in 1507 and 1516.