African Textiles: Lecture

Jamie Root

The diverse textile traditions found on the African Continent are presented in this workshop.  Jamie uses slides, woven examples, and other visual aids to discuss how communication is used through symbols.


This program can be set up as a 45-minute lecture/demonstration or as a residency lasting 2-3 days.


To schedule this program please contact us 816-531-4022 or by email at


Grade Levels: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Fees: $110 single, $95 each for 2 or more on the same day / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate. Title 1 Schools may qualify for funding assistance.

Maximum Audience Size: 30

Availability: Limited; please inquire

Program Length: 45 minutes

Location: At Your School

Teacher Guide: African Textiles_TPG

Requirements: A screen;

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