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World Culture Afternoon: Annual Celebration of African Cultures
When:
 01:00PM - 04:00PM
Where:
Penn Museum - Philadelphia
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African CulturesSaturday, February 8, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
World Culture Afternoon
Annual Celebration of African Cultures
Shake Your Sekere! African music, belly dancing in the Tunisian tradition, storytelling, arts, artifacts, games, crafts, and cuisine all come together for the Penn Museum's annual Celebration of African Cultures. Now in its 25th year, the festive event features an array of renowned local artists including the Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble, storyteller Momma Sandi and the percussionists of the Women's Sekere Ensemble. Visitors can also explore art and artifacts from across the African Diaspora in Penn Museum's current special exhibition Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster, the Imagine Africa gallery project, the African Gallery and the ancient Egypt Galleries. Free with Museum admission. For more information, call 215.898.2680.

Annual Celebration of African Cultures 2014 Schedule

1:00 pm     Women's Sekere Ensemble
1:15 pm     African Rhythms Dance Performance
1:45 pm     Tunisian Belly Dance Workshop with Habiba
2:30 pm     Storytelling with Momma Sandi
3:00 pm     Women's Sekere Ensemble
3:15 pm     Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble Performance and Finale


Universal Kids DancingAll Day Events, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Mancala
Family make-and-take crafts
African mini-marketplace and Museum Shops

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Venue:
Penn Museum
Street:
3260 South Street
ZIP:
19104
City:
Philadelphia
State:
PA
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3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-4000

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Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
First Wednesdays: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Monday: CLOSED

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