The History and Meaning of Adinkra Symbols and Cultural Aesthetics historically and in Contemporary Art

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2024 11 am – 2 pm

5020 S. Cornell
Chicago, IL 60615

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Join us for a creative Adinkra symbol activity! Use stencils and rubbings to design your own vibrant and meaningful artwork, exploring the rich cultural heritage of West African symbols.

This free all ages art making workshop is led by our Community Engagement Fellow, Keny De La Peña. Exhibiting artist Robert Paige will frequently be present to have conversations with participants and answer questions about his work, art practice, and life as a designer/educator/fabric man. 

Image: Robert Earl Paige, Center Day, Hyde Park Art Center, April 2024. Photo by Beto de Freitas