Please note: West Building is now closed through October 7, 2022, to complete an exciting reinstallation of the People’s Collection. During this time enjoy free exhibitions on view in East Building, indoor and outdoor events and programming, and the 164-acre Museum Park. We’re excited to welcome visitors back to a new Museum experience starting October 8, 2022. Learn more about the opening weekend celebration.

Rescheduled: NCMA To Go Activity Kits: Colors of Kente / Kits de actividades del NCMA para llevar: colores de kente


Please note: this event has been rescheduled from Saturday, January 15. 

Get creative with NCMA art and artists at home. Each activity kit brings art-making inspiration to you with materials for a complete hands-on project. Kits are designed for all ages to enjoy, and written instructions are included. Instructions are available in English and Spanish.

This kit provides materials to design and assemble a collaborative cut-paper collage inspired by the colorful patterns of Ghanaian kente cloth.

Kits are first come, first served and are available for pickup at the Museum until they run out. Visit our Family Resources page for the instructions for this project and past kits.

Image: Akan peoples, Asante subgroup, Ghana, Queen Mother Cloth in the Mmaban (“Mixed” or “There Are Many”) Pattern, circa 1930—1940, rayon, 62 — 101 in., Gift of the NCMA Docents

S© creativo con el arte y los artistas del NCMA en casa. Cada kit de actividades te aporta inspiraci³n para crear arte con materiales para un proyecto pr¡ctico completo. Los kits se pensaron para que los puedan disfrutar todas las edades e incluyen instrucciones escritas. Las instrucciones est¡n disponibles en ingl©s y en espa±ol.

Este kit proporciona materiales para dise±ar y ensamblar un collage colaborativo de papel cortado inspirado en los dise±os coloridos del tejido kente de Ghana.

Los kits se entregan por orden de llegada y pueden recogerse en el museo hasta que se agoten. Visita nuestra p¡gina de Recursos para la familia y obt©n las instrucciones para este proyecto y los kits anteriores.

Imagen: Pueblos Akan, subgrupo Asante, Ghana, Tela de la reina madre en el dise±o Mmaban (“Mixto” o “Hay muchos”), alrededor de 1930-1940, ray³n, 62 — 101 pulg., obsequio de los docentes del NCMA


Jan 22, 2022


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Free; registration required / Gratis; se requiere inscripción


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