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Penn Museum Outreach

1/16
11:00 AM /CH

Japan: Traditional and Modern Cultures of Japan by Hitomi Yoshida – This presentation will introduce traditional and modern cultures of Japan —- from famous cultural heritage sites, to typical traditional Japanese foods and holiday celebrations. Additionally, Hitomi Yoshida – a Penn Museum educator and native of Japan –  will demonstrate how a Yukata (casual Kimono for summer season) is worn and engage participants in a very simple Origami (paper folding) arts and crafts.

1/23
11:00 AM /CH

Outreach Masks, Make-Up & Mystery by Steve Abrams – On every continent and in every age, people have devised ways to cover the face. Masks of wood, feathers, shell, and paint are often works of great beauty and power. Steve Abrams will talk about different functions of masks in many cultures and will explain why creations of masks continue to fascinate us today.

Open to the public.  Call for more information.