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At-Home Anthro LIVE

Adinkra Symbols and Proverbs

Tuesday, February 09, 2021 |
1:00PM - 1:30PM ET

This is a virtual event.
Adinkra wood blocks

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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 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!

Visual symbols can be decorative while also communicating important messages about shared beliefs and traditions. The Akan people and Asante people of Ghana have used Adinkra symbols to decorate fabric, pottery, and more. Learn how select symbols represent objects associated with unique stories or beliefs. Follow along to draw a symbol yourself and discover the meaning!

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