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At-Home Anthro LIVE

Weaving

Friday, August 21, 2020 |
1:00PM - 1:30PM ET

This is a virtual event.
A child weaving with paper

Location

Virtual Event - Penn Museum

Category

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Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators, on Facebook! Join these 30-minute sessions—perfect for elementary to middle school kids—to dig deeper into world cultures, archaeology, or anthropology with demonstrations of hands-on projects you can try at home!

The process of weaving allows people to take thin pieces of thread, yarn, or plant material and turn it into strong cloth and baskets. It is a simple, yet sophisticated technology that developed independently in cultures all over the world. Join museum educators to learn more about weaving techniques from around the world and then try some paper weaving on your own.

To access the live-stream with a Facebook account

  • Open Facebook and search for “Penn Museum.”
  • Click the “Like” button to like and follow Penn Museum on Facebook—the button is immediately beneath the main cover photo of the Sphinx Gallery.
  • At 12:55 am on the morning of the At-Home Anthro LIVE workshop, go to the Penn Museum’s Facebook page. The live-stream will begin at 1:00.
  • In the bottom left corner of the screen, a small pop-up box should have appeared that will say, “Penn Museum is now live” with an image of the live-stream. Click the box to watch the live-stream. You may comment and ask questions throughout the live-stream session.

To access the live-stream without a Facebook account

  • Unfortunately, Facebook does not allow the public to watch live-stream videos if the user does not have a Facebook account. But check out At-Home Anthropology for many other craft and activity ideas from our Museum team!

Free and Open to the Public

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