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Legendary Heroes from Around the World

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Friday, Sep. 22, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET

Free to Registered Guests

Amphora depicting Heracles fighting two Amazons

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

September 22 is the birthday of Bilbo Baggins, the hero of the legendary fantasy tale The Hobbit. People have been telling stories of heroes going on incredible adventures, facing impossible odds, and overcoming challenges for thousands of years. Students will hear epic tales of heroes from around the world as told through artifacts in the Penn Museum collection. They will then use these tales as inspiration to create their own legendary heroes.

Recommended Materials: Sheet of paper and a writing utensil.

Upcoming Sessions

April 19 Weaving with Recycled Materials Register
April 26 Indigenous Games Register
May 3 Hanafuda: Japanese Flower Cards Register
May 10 The Ziggurat at Ur: Design Your Own City Register
May 17 Maya Masks Register
May 24 Ancient Superheroes Register
May 31 Where in the World? Register
June 7 Five-Field Kono: Make and Play a Korean Strategy Game Register
June 14 Pets in Archaeology Register
June 21 The Mighty Mesoamerican Metropolis Register
June 28 Cartouches Register
July 12 Scarabs in Ancient Egypt Register
July 19 Roman Mosaics Register
July 26 Legendary Heroes From Around the World Register
August 2 The Ancient Olympic Games Register
August 9 Indigenous Games Register
August 16 Legendary Monsters Register
August 23 Where in the World? Register
August 30 Think Like an Archaeologist! Register