Walmart to offer discounted tickets to African-American museum exhibition

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart, the presenting sponsor of the "America I Am: The African-American Imprint" tour, will offer specially priced tickets at select Walmart stores in the Washington, D.C., area.

Walmart is offering tickets at the lowest available price: $10 for adults and $5 for children, or 17% off standard ticket prices.

"America I Am" is a four-year touring museum exhibition that celebrates nearly 500 years of African-American contributions to this country.

"We are honored to sponsor the 'America I Am' exhibition, which provides families throughout the nation the opportunity to celebrate and embrace the rich history of the African-American community in this country," said Alex Barron, regional general manager of Mid-Atlantic states at Walmart. "We are always committed to providing the best value to our customers so they can save money and live better, and are proud to do that by giving them exclusively priced access to this one-of-a-kind experience."

America I AM will be open at the National Geographic Museum through May 1, 2011.