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At-Home Anthro LIVE

The Story of the Chinese Zodiac

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 |
1:00PM - 1:30PM ET

This is a virtual event.
A Chinese coin


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

Based on the lunar calendar, the Chinese zodiac is a repeating 12-year cycle that uses a different animal sign to represent each year. 2021 is the Year of the Ox, a symbol of patience, balance, and hard work in some cultures. Explore the ancient folklore behind all of the animals in the Chinese zodiac—real and imaginary—and spot zodiac animals depicted on artifacts from our collection!

Free to Registered Guests