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At-Home Anthro LIVE

Kanga: Message Carriers of East Africa

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 |
1:00PM - 1:30PM ET

This is a virtual event.
An archaeological dig


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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!

A kanga is a piece of clothing worn in East African countries such as Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Kangas are rectangular pieces of cotton with boldly printed designs with a decorative border and a Swahili proverb in the middle. Kangas are designed and chosen to express personal, political, or religious messages. Learn more about these vibrant textiles as you create your own kanga design that includes a Swahili proverb that speaks to you!

Free to Registered Guests