December 12, 2020
11 a.m.–1 p.m.
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Celebrate the harvest festival known as Kwanzaa and new beginnings at African Art! Explore the festival’s history and themes through art, interactive workshops, and performance. Design a beautiful altar honoring the holiday and enjoy a spirited dance performance by the KanKouran West African Dance Company!
11 a.m. Welcome by Baba Shonga and Son
11:10 a.m. Learn about the Kwanzaa altar
11:30 a.m. Origins of Kwanzaa and the 7 principles and a libation demonstration by Nana Malaya Rucker
11:45 a.m. 7 Letters of Kwanzaa Poetry Interactive for ages 6–12
12:10 p.m. Create a Kinara (family workshop) Activity instructions and stencil available below.
12:25 p.m. Performance by the Kankouran West Africa Dance Company
Create a Kinara
Supplies: scissors, construction paper, glue, colored pencils, felt tips, crayons, or paint