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The National Center of Afro-American Artists Museum displays “contemporary, visual and performing arts from the global Black world” (“Welcome”). Originally opened in 1969, the museum is “dedicated to the celebration, exhibition, collection and criticism of black visual arts heritage worldwide” and “presents a wide range of historical and contemporary exhibitions in many media, including painting, sculpture, graphics, photography and decorative arts” (“About”). The center’s collections include African, Afro-Latin, Afro-Caribbean, and African American artwork, and the museum features a sculpture by John Wilson entitled Eternal Presence that was installed in 1987.