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At-Home Anthro LIVE

Holi: A Carnival of Colors

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

This is a virtual event.
Large bags of colorfully dyed powder for Holi

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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!

The Hindu festival of Holi is a holiday that celebrates spring. While each region celebrates a bit differently, a major part of the festival is when people cover one another in colorful powders and paints. Investigate the plants used to make these vibrant powders and better understand this famous part of Holi events.

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The South Asia Center's mission is to enhance the study of  South Asia at Penn  (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives) and within the wider community. The Center supports faculty and student research, conferences, curriculum development, outreach, and other activities and events related to modern and pre-modern South Asia. The Center connects scholars with interests in South Asia across the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Penn’s professional schools, and within the wider community.