International Slavery Museum – Events Feb-Apr 08

Events

Destination Freedom
February 13, 24, March 20, 23, 30, April 13 2 & 3pm
Performance

Based on the true story of William and Ellen Craft, this performance follows Ellen’s personal journey from enslavement to freedom. (March 23 is a BSL session)

 

African woodcarving

27 Feb, 14 March

1–4pm

See African woodcarving on the West Africa gallery

 

Workshops

African Beats

February 10, March 17, 25

1.30, 2.30 & 3.30pm

Join in an afternoon of drumming and tribal dance.

 

African Batik

March 19, April 20

1–4pm

Learn about the African art of Batik with artist Barbara Meynall.

 

African arts and crafts

Feb 14

1 – 4pm

Try your hand at African art and make your own mask to take home. (all)

 

Carnival Crafts

Feb 12, Mar 24

1- 4pm

This fun-filled arts and crafts workshop takes carnival as its inspiration. (all)

 

Clay Creations

Feb 17

1- 4pm

Come along and make your own clay sculptures based upon West African culture and the use of Uli designs. (all)

 

Crafts and quilting

Mar 16

1–4pm

Learn the art of quilting and create your own patchwork (all)

 

Handling Collection

April 6

1–4pm

Come and learn more about the history of the transatlantic slave trade.

 

Storytelling

Tales from Africa

Feb 3, Mar 9, 18, 27

1.30, 2.30 & 3.30pm

Come and join in this interactive storytelling session. (up to age 8)

 

Life in West Africa

Feb 11, Mar 2, 26

1.30, 2.30 & 3.30pm

Abeni recounts tales of everyday life in Nigeria. (all)

 

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