Classes

Adinkra Linocut Print Workshop

Saturday, February 15, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Join the Education team for an Adinkra linocut print workshop! This workshop, in connection with our Personal to Political exhibit begins on February 15, 2020 in the Orientation Theater. $15 for adults, children are free!

What is adinkra?
A traditional West African cloth, adinkra were traditionally only worn by royalty and spiritual leaders for very special occasions. Adinkra symbols represent represent popular proverbs and maxims, record historical events, express attitudes, and represent concepts uniquely related to abstract shapes.

What is linocut?
Linocut is a type of relief, or block print, and bears similarities to woodblock printing. Essentially, the artist carves an image into a linoleum or block and what's left of the block is inked and printed.

Register to participate here.