Beading: a Kenyan Tradition

Explore the art and symbolism of Kenyan beading with CultureALL Ambassador Josie Shaw.

Workshop Description

Beading has been a symbol of Kenyan national pride and various traditions for generations. Intricately beaded necklaces and collars worn by women offer clues to their marital status, health, and even number of children. Join CultureALL Ambassador Josie Shaw on an expedition to explore various vibrant colors that are used and the meaning behind the color choice and the beauty of Kenyan traditions.

Workshop Details:

Ambassador Josie Shaw
Region/Culture Africa-East Africa-Kenya
Subject(s) Social Studies, Visual Art
Participants 25 max
Standard Length 45 min