Adinkra Symbols and Proverbs
With Penn Museum
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 write out the meaning.
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 1 PM ET
Target Audience: Grades K-9
Length: 45 minutes