Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Registration Required

Teen Room

Are you interested in learning about Adinkra, the traditional hand-stamping textile technique using carved gourds? Join our workshop to learn about this artform originating in Ghana. We’ll supply the stamps, paint and a limited number of t-shirts, but feel free to bring your own clothing item or textile to decorate!

Contact Information
  1. Kiersten Paine
  2. 973-744-0500, ext. 2236
Tue, October 29
5:00 pm — 6:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/29/2019 5:00pm 10/29/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Adinkra Craft (Ages 11 and up)

Registration Required

Teen Room

Are you interested in learning about Adinkra, the traditional hand-stamping textile technique using carved gourds? Join our workshop to learn about this artform originating in Ghana. We’ll supply the stamps, paint and a limited number of t-shirts, but feel free to bring your own clothing item or textile to decorate!

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042

Montclair Public Library

50 South Fullerton Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042

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