The folkways, fables, fabrics and food of Africa are the focus of the University of Pennsylvania Museum’s 13th annual Celebration of African Cultures on Saturday, Feb. 16.
The day-long event features music, dance, storytelling, arts and crafts and children’s activities, including performances by the Women’s Sekere Ensemble, the Kulu Mele African American Dance Ensemble, musical-instrument-maker Adimu-Kuumba, and the African-American Stilt Ballet. Gallery tours showcase the Museum’s African collections, and the Museum Cafe will serve up a taste of Africa along with its regular menu.
- CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN CULTURES: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the University of Pennsylvania Museum, 33rd and Spruce streets. Admission $5, students/seniors $2.50, Museum members/children under 6/PennCard holders free. Info: 215-898-4000.
Originally published on February 7, 2002