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At-Home Anthro LIVE

Performance Masks: Storytelling in South Asia

Tuesday, December 01, 2020 |
1:00PM - 2:00PM ET

This is a virtual event.
A colorful south Asian mask


Virtual Event - Penn Museum


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Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators! Join these 60-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!

In South Asia, cultural performances with dancers wearing masks are very popular. Typically, these brightly colored masks are made from wood. The masks and the dance performances are part of important rituals. Learn more about meaning of masks in the countries of South Asia with Penn teaching artist Krishnapriya, who will lead visitors through the making process using recycled materials.

Free to Registered Guests