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Workshop Wednesdays 2020: Card Design with Adinkra Symbols

May 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Card Design with Adinkra Symbols
Credit Line: Museum purchase (Ghana)
May 20
1:30–3:30 p.m.

Adinkra symbols, visual representations of concepts and proverbs developed by the Akan peoples of Ghana, were originally used on funerary cloths by royalty and wealthy individuals to pay tribute to the legacy of the deceased. Today, they are used extensively as decorative elements in textiles and design. Join graphic artist and designer Sharmila Karamchandani to learn about adinkra symbols before incorporating them into a one-of-a-kind card.

Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
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Date:
May 20
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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National Museum of African Art
Phone:
202-633-4600
Website:
http://africa.si.edu

Venue

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Phone:
202.633.4600
Website:
africa.si.edu