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Mission Statement

Together with the Bead Society of Greater Washington, we are dedicated to furthering the understanding of beads and ornaments. Our mission is twofold: -- to encourage the scholarly study of beads, which are among the oldest, most universal, and most enduring artifacts of mankind, and -- to foster public appreciation of beads as objects of beauty that have been used not only for adornment but as status symbols and protective amulets in ancient, ethnic, and contemporary cultures.

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The Bead Museum offers --Changing Exhibitions --Permanent Timeline of Beads --Slide-Lectures --Gallery --Tours --Films --Special Events --Demonstrations --Seminars --Conferences --Educational Programs --Hands-On Activities --Newsletter --Informational Handouts --Exhibition publications --Classes --Workshops -- Museum Tours --Bead Study Group -- Research Grants --Internships --Collaboration with Other Organizations --Semiannual Bead --Bazaars -- Museum Shop

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http://www.beadmuseumdc.org

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