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Anishinaabe Culture Day - For Schools

wed11oct9:00 amwed2:30 pmAnishinaabe Culture Day - For Schools

Event Details

Anishinaabe Culture Day returns Wednesday, October 11. Programming allows students to learn about Native American regalia, dance, and music and immerse themselves in the rich history of local Native American cultures. Authentic dancing and drumming sessions leave memorable impressions and activities include traditional story-telling, demonstrations, and interactive stations hosted by Native American Community organizations including pottery, basket and bowl making, and corn husk dolls. 

Students will also visit the Museum’s exhibit, Anishinabek: The People of this Place. This exhibit highlights the Odawa, Potawatomi, and Ojibwe people of West Michigan and provides an understanding of the Native American culture through rare artifacts and displays.

Anishinaabe Culture Day attendance: $2 program fee + general admission for scheduled school groups.

Partners: City of Grand Rapids, Anishinaabe Circle, and Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi: Northern Administrative Office.
Sponsors: Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., Huntington Bank, Anishinaabe Circle, MSU Federal Credit Union


Late Opening Notice.

On Saturday, May 11, the Museum will open at 12 p.m. due to road closures for the Amway River Bank Run.

Early Closure Notice.

The Museum will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1 for Museum Adventure After Dark. Tickets are still available!